Publications

Books

Galimbertti, Percy. 2008. Teenage pregnancy and school dropouts in Texas: Effects on earnings, high school graduation and GED certification. 1. ed. Saarbr¸cken, Alemanha: VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K., 2008. v. 1. 128.

Jargowsky, Paul A. and Mohamed El Komi. 2010. "Before or After the Bell: School Context and Neighborhood Effects on Student Achievement." pp. 50-72 in Harriet Newburger, EugÈnie L. Birch and Susan M. Wachter, eds., Neighborhood and Life Chances: How Place Matters in Modern America. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Federal Reserve Board and Penn Institute for Urban Research.

Sadler, Philip M., Gerhard Sonnert, Robert H. Tai, and Kristin Klopfenstein, eds. 2010. AP: A Critical Examination of the Advanced Placement Program. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Articles

Alexander, Bobby C., Victor Garcia, Laura Gonzalez, Geoffrey Grimes, and Dan OíBrien. 2007. "New Challenges for Community Colleges: Hispanic Students, Immigrants, and the Transfer Process." Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 6(2), 174-184.

Cullen, Julie B., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2003. "The role of special education in school choice." In The Economics of School Choice. ed. Caroline M. Hoxby, 67-106. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Currie, Janet, Eric Hanushek, Emily Kahn, Matthew Neidell, and Steven Rivkin. 2009. "Does Pollution Increase School Absences?" Review of Economics and Statistics, 91(4), 682-694.

Flores, Stella M., and Toby J. Park. 2013. "Race, ethnicity, and college success: Examining the continued significance of the Minority-Serving Institution." Educational Researcher (conditionally accepted).

Hanushek, Eric A., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2012. "The Distribution of Teacher Quality and Implications for Policy." Annual Review of Economics, 4 September 2012, pp. 131-157.

Hanushek, Eric A. 2011. "The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality." Economics of Education Review, 30(3), pp. 466-479.

Hanushek, Eric A., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2010. "The Quality and Distribution of Teachers under the No Child Left Behind Act." Journal of Economic Perspectives, 24(3), 133-150.

Hanushek, Eric A., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2010. "Generalizations about Using Value-Added Measures of Teacher Quality." American Economic Review 100(2), 267-71.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin. 2009. "New evidence about Brown v. Board of Education: The complex effects of school racial composition of achievement." Journal of Labor Economics, 27(3), 349-384.

Hanushek, Eric A., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2009. "Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 28(3), 366-393.

Hanushek, Eric A. 2008. "Education Production Functions." In The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. eds. Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Hanushek, Eric A. 2007. "Incentives for Efficiency and Equity in the School System." Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik, 9 (Special Issue), 5ñ27.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, Steven G. Rivkin and Gregory F. Branch. 2007. "Charter school quality and parental decision making with school choice." Journal of Public Economics, June 91(5), 823-48.

Hanushek, Eric A., Victor Lavy, and Kohtaro Hitomi. 2007. "Do students care about school quality? Determinants of dropout behavior in developing countries." Journal of Human Capital, 1(2), 69-105.

Hanushek, Eric A. 2005. "The Economics of School Quality." German Economic Review 6(3), August 2005, 269-286.

Hanushek, Eric A., E. L. Glaeser, and J.M. Quigley. 2004. "Opportunities, race, and urban location: The influence of John Kain." Journal of Urban Economics, 56(1), 70-79.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2004. "The revolving door." Education Next, 4, no.1(Winter), 77-82.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2004. "Why public schools lose teachers." Journal of Human Resources, 39(2).

Hanushek, Eric A., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2004. "How to improve the supply of high quality teachers." Brookings Papers on Education Policy 2004. D. Ravitch. Washington, DC, Brookings Institution Press.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, J. M. Markman, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2003. "Does peer ability affect student achievement?" Journal of Applied Econometrics, 18(5), 527-544.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2003. "Disruption versus Tiebout improvement: The costs and benefits of switching schools." Journal of Public Economics, 88, 1721-1746.

Hanushek, Eric A., and Steven G. Rivkin. 2003. "Does public school competition affect teacher quality?" In The Economics of School Choice. ed. Caroline M. Hoxby, 23-47. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2002. "Inferring program effects for special populations: Does special education raise achievement for students with disabilities?" Review of Economics and Statistics, 84(4), 584-599.

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Jepsen, Christopher, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2009. "Class Reduction and Student Achievement: The Potential Tradeoff between Teacher Quality and Class Size." Journal of Human Resources 44(1):223-250.

Kain, John F. and K. Singleton. 1996. "Equality of educational opportunity revisited." New England Economic Review, May/June, 88-110.

Klopfenstein, Kristin. 2010. "Does the Advanced Placement Program Save Taxpayers Money? The Effect of AP Participation on Time to College Graduation." In AP: A Critical Examination of the Advanced Placement Program, eds. Philip M. Sadler, Gerhard Sonnert, Robert H. Tai, and Kristin Klopfenstein, 189-218. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.
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Klopfenstein, Kristin, and M. Kathleen Thomas. 2010. "Advanced Placement Participation: Evaluating the Policies of States and Colleges." In AP: A Critical Examination of the Advanced Placement Program, eds. Philip M. Sadler, Gerhard Sonnert, Robert H. Tai, and Kristin Klopfenstein, 167-188. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press.

Klopfenstein, Kristin, and M. Kathleen Thomas. 2009. "The Link Between Advanced Placement Experience and Early College Success." The Southern Economic Journal, 75(3), 873ñ891.

Klopfenstein, Kristin. 2004. "The Advanced Placement expansion of the 1990's: How did traditionally underserved students fare?" Education Policy Analysis Archives, 12(68).

Klopfenstein, Kristin. 2004. "Advanced placement: do minorities have equal opportunity?" Economics of Education Review, 23(2), 115-131.

Klopfenstein, Kristin. 2004. "Beyond test scores: The impact of black teacher role models on rigorous math-taking." Contemporary Economic Policy, 23(3): 1-13.

Klopfenstein, Kristin. 2004. "Recommendations for maintaining the quality of advanced placement programs." American Secondary Education, 32(1), 39-48.

Lofstrom, Magnus J., and John H. Tyler. 2009. "Finishing High School: Alternative Pathways and Dropout Recovery." The Future of Children, 19(1), 79-105.

Lofstrom, Magnus J. 2007. "Why are Hispanic and African American Dropout Rates so High?" The Williams Review, 2007, 2, 91-121.

Lofstrom, Magnus J., and John H. Tyler. 2007. "Modeling the Signaling Value of the GED with an Application to an Exogenous Passing Standard Increase in Texas." Research in Labor Economics, vol. 28, 305-352.

O'Brien, Daniel M., and A. M. Ware. 2002. "Implementing research-based reading programs in the Fort Worth Independent School District." Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 7(2), 167-195.

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Rivkin, Steven G., Eric A. Hanushek, and John F. Kain. 2005. "Teachers, schools and academic achievement." Econometrica, 73(2), 417-458.

Thomas, M. Kathleen. 2004. "Seeking every advantage: The phenomenon of taking both the SAT and ACT." Economics of Education Review, 23(2), 203-208.

Thomas, M. Kathleen. 2004. "The SAT II: Majority/Minority test score gaps and what they could mean for college admissions." Social Science Quarterly, 85(Special Issue: Social Science Examines Education).

Thomas, M. Kathleen. 2004. "Where college-bound students send their SAT scores: Does race matter?" Social Science Quarterly, 85 (5)(Special Issue: Social Science Examines Education).

Tyler, John H. 2005. "The General Educational Development (GED) Credential History, Current Research, and Directions for Policy and Practice." Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Vol. 5, London: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates: 45-84.

Tyler, John H. 2004. "Basic Skills and the earnings of dropouts." Economics of Education Review 23:3 (2004), 221-35.

Tyler, John H. 2004. "Does the GED improve Earnings? Estimates from a sample of both successful and unsuccessful GED candidates." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 57:4, 579-98.

Tyler, John H., Richard Murnane, and John B. Willett. 2004. "The Devil's in the Details: Evidence from the GED on the Large Effects of Small Differences in High Stakes Exams." Economics of Education Review 23:4, 336-49.

Tyler, John H. 2003. "The economic benefits of the GED: Lessons from recent research." Review of Educational Research 73:3, 369-403.

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