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Academic Articles

What Do Cost Functions Tell Us About the Cost of an Adequate Education?. (with Robert Costrell and Susanna Loeb) . Peabody Journal of Education, 83(2), 2008, pp. 198-223.
What If There Are No 'Best Practices'?. Scottish Journal of Political Economy, 51(2), May 2004, pp. 156-172.
Does Peer Ability Affect Student Achievement?. (with John F. Kain, Jacob M. Markman, and Steven G. Rivkin). Journal of Applied Econometrics, 18(5), October 2003, pp. 527-544.
Aggregation and the Estimated Effects of School Resources. (with Steven G. Rivkin and Lori L. Taylor) . Review of Economics and Statistics, 78(4), December 1996, pp. 611-627.
Estimating the Effects of Proposed Legislation: The Case for Model Validation. (with Constance F. Citro). Chance, 7(2), 1994, pp. 31-40.
Alternative Assessments of the Performance of Schools: Measurement of State Variations in Achievement. (with Lori L. Taylor) . The Journal of Human Resources, 25(2), Spring 1990, pp. 179-201.
Social Science Research and Policy: A Review Essay. Journal of Human Resources, Spring 1990, pp. 46-51.
Formula Budgeting: The Economics and Analytics of Fiscal Policy under Rules. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 6(1), Fall 1986, pp. 3-19.
Education Policy Research-An Industry Perspective. Economics of Education Review, 1(2), 1981, pp. 193-224.
Conceptual and Empirical Issues in the Estimation of Educational Production Functions. The Journal of Human Resources, 14(3), Summer 1979, pp. 351-388.
Model Specification, Use of Aggregate Data, and the Ecological Correlation Fallacy. (with John E. Jackson and John F. Kain) . Political Methodology, Winter 1974, pp. 89-107.
Efficient Estimators for Regressing Regression Coefficients. The American Statistician, 28(2), May 1974, pp. 66-67 .