Economics of Education, Labor Economics, and Public Economics
"Impact of Bilingual Education Programs on Limited English Proficient Students and Their Peers: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Texas" (with Aimee Chin and N. Meltem Daysal). Journal of Public Economics, forthcoming.
"Katrina's Children: Evidence on the Structure of Peer Effects from Hurricane Evacuees" (with Adriana Kugler and Bruce Sacerdote). American Economic Review, 102(5), 2012.
"Dressed for Success? The Effect of School Uniforms on Student Achievement and Behavior" (with Elisabetta Gentile). Journal of Urban Economics, 71(1), 2012.
"Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impacts of Gifted and Talented Programs." (with Sa Bui and Steven Craig) Forthcoming in American Economic Journal – Economic Policy.
"Achievement and Behavior in Charter Schools: Drawing a More Complete Picture" Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(2), 2011.
“Incentive Strength and Teacher Productivity: Evidence from a Group-Based Teacher Incentive Pay System.” (with Michael Lovenheim)
"Does the Market Value Value-Added? Evidence from Housing Prices after Public Release of Teacher Value-Added." (with Michael Lovenheim)
“The Effect of Incentive Award Receipt on Teacher Performance: Regression Discontinuity Evidence.” (with Michael Lovenheim)
“The Effect of Providing Breakfast on Achievement and Attendance: Evidence from an In-Class Breakfast Program” NBER Working Paper No. 17720 (with Adriana Kugler)