Economics of Education, Labor Economics, and Public Economics
"Incentive Strength and Teacher Productivity: Evidence from a Group-Based Teacher Incentive Pay System." (with Michael Lovenheim). Review of Economics and Statistics, 97(2), 2015.
"Is Gifted Education a Bright Idea? Assessing the Impacts of Gifted and Talented Programs." with Sa Bui and Steven Craig, American Economic Journal - Economic Policy, 6(3), 2014.
"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, 107, 2013.
"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.
"Achievement and Behavior in Charter Schools: Drawing a More Complete Picture", Review of Economics and Statistics, 93(2), 2011.
"Recruiting and Supporting Low Income, High Achievers at Flagship Universities." (with Rodney Andrews and Michael Lovenheim)
"Achievement Effects of Individual Performance Incentives in a Teacher Merit Pay Tournament" (with Michael Lovenheim and Margaret Brehm)
"Risky Business? The Effect of Majoring in Business on Earnings and Educational Attainment" (with Rodney Andrews and Michael Lovenheim)