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Working Papers

Format: 2021

Working Papers

The Economic Impacts of Learning Losses. (with Ludger Woessmann). OECD Education Working Paper No. 225, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, September 2020.
Culture and Student Achievement: The Intertwined Roles of Patience and Risk-Taking. (with Lavinia Kinne, Philipp Lergetporer, and Ludger Woessmann). NBER Working Paper No. 27484, National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2020.
Can Greater Access to Education Be Inequitable? New Evidence from India’s Right to Education Act. (with Chirantan Chatterjee and Shreekanth Mahendiran). NBER Working Paper No. 27377, National Bureau of Economic Research, June 2020.
Employer Learning and the Dynamics of Returns to Universities: Evidence from Chinese Elite Education during University Expansion. (with Sylvie Démurger and Lei Zhang). NBER Working Paper No. 25955, National Bureau of Economic Research, Revised May 2020.
Long-run Trends in the U.S. SES-Achievement Gap. (with Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann). NBER Working Paper No. 26764, National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2020.
The Unwavering SES Achievement Gap: Trends in U.S. Student Performance. (with Paul E. Peterson, Laura M. Talpey, and Ludger Woessmann). NBER Working Paper No. 25648, National Bureau of Economic Research, March 2019.
Addressing Cross-National Generalizability in Educational Impact Evaluation. NBER Working Paper No. 25460, National Bureau of Economic Research, January 2019.
Testing. (with Annika B. Bergbauer and Ludger Woessmann). NBER Working Paper No. 24836 (revised), National Bureau of Economic Research, July 2018 (revised November 2019).
Imperfect Performance Information and Public Sector Personnel Decisions : The Case of School Principals. (with Julie Berry Cullen, Gregory Phelan, and Steven G. Rivkin) . NBER Working Paper No. 22881, December 2016.
Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals. (with Gregory F. Branch and Steven G. Rivkin). NBER Working Paper 17803, National Bureau of Economic Research, January 2012.
The Market for Teacher Quality. (with John F. Kain, Daniel M. O'Brien, and Steven G. Rivkin) . NBER Working Paper 11154, National Bureau of Economic Research, February 2005.