Publications

Review of Cohn and Johnes
Economics of Education Review, 16(3), pp. 346-347. June 1997

Applying Performance Incentives to Schools for Disadvantaged Populations
Education and Urban Society, 29(3), pp. 296-316. May 1997

Assessing Policies for Retirement Income: Needs for Data, Research, and Models
(co-editor with Constance F. Citro). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 256 pages. 1997

The Productivity Collapse in Schools
In William J. Fowler, Jr. (ed.)
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Developments in School Finance, 1996, Washington, DC: National Center for Educational Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, pp. 183-195. 1997

Analytical Framework for Retirement Policy Decisions
(with Constance F. Citro). In Michael S. Gordon, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Marc M. Twinney (ed.). Positioning Pensions for the Twenty-first Century, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, pp. 209-219. 1997

Why True Reform of Schools is so Unlikely
Jobs and Capital, (Milken Institute for Jobs and Capital Formation), 6, Winter, pp.23-27. 1997

Aggregation and the Estimated Effects of School Resources
(with Steven G. Rivkin and Lori L. Taylor)
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Review of Economics and Statistics, 78(4), pp. 611-627. December 1996

Improving America's Schools: The Role of Incentives
(co-editor with Dale W. Jorgenson). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 280 pages. 1996

A More Complete Picture of School Resource Policies
Review of Educational Research, 66(3), pp. 397-409. Fall 1996

Measuring Investment in Education
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 10(4), pp. 9-30. Fall 1996

The Identification of School Resource Effects
(with Steven G. Rivkin and Lori L. Taylor). Education Economics, 4(2), pp. 105-125. 1996

Assessing Knowledge of Retirement Behavior
(co-editor with Nancy L. Maritato). Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 288 pages. 1996

Discussion [of Kain and Singleton]
New England Economic Review, pp. 111-114. May 1996

Comment on Chapters Two, Three, and Four
in Helen Ladd (ed.). Holding Schools Accountable: Performance-Based Reform in Education, Washington, DC: Brookings Institution, pp. 128-136. 1996

Efficiency-Enhancing Investments in School Quality
(with João Batista Gomes Neto and Ralph W. Harbison). In Nancy Birdsall and Richard H. Sabot (ed.). Opportunity Foregone: Education in Brazil , Washington, DC: Inter-American Development Bank, pp. 385-424. 1996

Rationalizing School Spending: Efficiency, Equity, and Externalities, and Their Connection to Rising Expenditure
In Victor Fuchs (ed.). Individual and Social Responsibility: Child Care, Education, Medical Care, and Long-Term Care in America , University of Chicago Press/NBER, pp. 59-91. 1996

Improving School Performance While Controlling Costs
in William J. Fowler, Jr. (ed.)
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Developments in School Finance, 1995, pp. 111-122. 1996

Making Schools Work: The Economics of School Reform
in Robert Berne (ed.). Study on Cost-Effectiveness in Education, (New York: New York State Board of Regents). 1996

School Resources and Student Performance
In Gary Burtless (ed.). Does Money Matter? The Effect of School Resources on Student Achievement and Adult Success, Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, pp. 43-73. 1996

Moving Beyond Spending Fetishes
Educational Leadership, 53(3), pp. 60-64. November 1995

Making Schools Work: Spending and Student Achievement
Heartland Policy Study No. 68, The Heartland Institute. September 1995

Interpreting Recent Research on Schooling in Developing Countries
World Bank Research Observer, 10(2), pp. 227-246. August 1995

Modern Political Economy: Old Topics, New Directions
(co-editor with Jeffrey S. Banks). New York: Cambridge University Press, 283 pages. 1995

Who Chooses to Teach and Why?
(with Richard Pace)
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Economics of Education Review, 14(2), pp. 101-117. June 1995

The (Dis)Incentive to Settle Personal Injury Cases
(with Michael J. Wolkoff). New York State Bar Journal, 67(3), pp. 52-56. 1995

Production Functions in Education
In T. Husén and T. N. Postlethwaite (ed.). The International Encyclopedia of Education, Oxford: Pergamon Press, pp. 4059-4070. 1995

Outcomes, Costs, and Incentives in Schools
In Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, National Research Council. Improving the Performance of America’s Schools, Washington, DC: National Academy Press, pp. 28-51. 1995

The Quest for Equalized Mediocrity: School Finance Reform without Consideration of School Performance
In Lawrence O. Picus and James L. Wattenbarger (ed.). Where Does the Money Go? Resource Allocation in Elementary and Secondary Schools, Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, pp. 20-43. 1996

The Economics of Structured Judgments Under CPLR Article 50-B
(with Michael J. Wolkoff). Buffalo Law Review, 43(2), pp. 563-582. 1995

A Jaundiced View of "Adequacy" in School Finance Reform
Educational Policy, 8(4), pp. 460-69. December 1994

Making Schools Work: Improving Performance and Controlling Costs
Washington, DC: The Brookings Institution, 200 pages. 1994

The Causes and Consequences of Grade Repetition: Evidence from Brazil
(with João Batista Gomes-Neto)
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Economic Development and Cultural Change, 43(1), pp. 117-148. October 1994

Schools Need Incentives, Not More Money
Wall Street Journal. October 1994

Education Investment and Education Reform
Jobs and Capital, (Milken Institute for Jobs and Capital Formation) 3 (Fall), pp. 36-38. 1994

Education Production Functions
In Torsten Husén and T. Neville Postlethwaite (ed.). International Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd Edition, Volume 3, Oxford: Pergamon, pp. 1756-1762. 1994

Educação Rural: Lições do Edurural
(with João Batista F. Gomes Neto, Ralph W. Harbison, and Raimundo Hélio Leite) . São Paulo: Editora da Universidade de São Paulo, 236 pages. 1994

Understanding Entry into the Teaching Profession
(with Richard R. Pace). In Ronald G. Ehrenberg (ed.). Choices and Consequences: Contemporary Policy Issues in Education, Ithaca, NY: ILR Press, pp. 12-28. 1994

Microsimulation Models for Social Welfare Programs: An Evaluation
(with Constance F. Citro). Focus, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin—Madison, Winter , p. 13-21. December 1993

Investimentos Autofinanciáveis em Educação
(with João Batista Gomes-Neto, Raimundo H. Leite, and Ralph W. Harbison). Cadernos de Pesquisa, 85, pp. 11-25. 1993

Comment [on Manski]
in Charles T. Clotfelter and Michael Rothschild. Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press), pp. 57-60. 1993

Can Equity Be Separated from Efficiency in School Finance Debates?
In Emily P. Hoffman (ed.). Essays on the Economics of Education, Kalamazoo, MI: Upjohn Institute, pp. 35-73. 1993

Revew [of McPherson and Schapiro]
Economics of Education Review , 12(2), pp. 187-188. 1993

Improving Educational Outcomes While Controlling Costs
(with Steven G. Rivkin and Dean T. Jamison)
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Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 37, pp. 205-238. December 1992

Educational Performance of the Poor: Lessons from Rural Northeast Brazil
(with Ralph W. Harbison). New York: Oxford University Press, 362 pages. 1992

The Trade-off Between Child Quantity and Quality
Journal of Political Economy, 100(1), pp. 84-117. February 1992

Bringing Educational Measurement into the Age of Newton
(with C. Eugene Steuerle and Robert H. Meyer). Policy Bites, The Urban Institute. October 1991