Working Papers

Andrews, Rodney J., John Thompson. 2017. "Earning your CAP: A Comprehensive Analysis of The University of Texas System's Coordinated Admissions Program." NBER working paper 23442.

Andrews, Rodney J., Scott A. Imberman, Michael F. Lovenheim. 2017. "Risky Business? The Effect of Majoring in Business on Earnings and Educational Attainment." NBER working paper 23575.

Andrews, Rodney J., Scott A. Imberman and Michael F. Lovenheim. 2016. "Recruiting and Supporting Low-Income, High-Achieving Students at Flagship Universities." NBER working paper 22260.

Andrews, Rodney J. and Kevin Stange. 2016. "Price Regulation, Price Discrimination, and Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education: Evidence from Texas." NBER working paper 22901.

Andrews, Rodney J., Jing Li and Michael Lovenheim. 2014. "Heterogeneous Paths Through College: Detailed Patterns and Relationships with Graduation and Earnings." NBER working paper 19935.

Andrews, Rodney J., Paul Jargowsky, and Kristin Kuhne. 2012. "The Effects of Texas' Targeted Pre-Kindergarten Program on Academic Performance." NBER working paper 18598.

Andrews, Rodney J., Jing Li, and Michael F. Lovenheim. 2012. "Quantile Treatment Effects of College Quality on Earnings: Evidence from Administrative Data in Texas." NBER working paper 18068.

Berg, Nathan. 2003. "Race-switching in Texas: Empirical evidence of the constructionist hypothesis?"

Berg, Nathan. In Progress. "Affirmative action, race-based admissions criteria, and other institutional determinants of racial self-identification: Evidence from Texas."

Berg, Nathan. In Progress. "Inconsistent racial measures: A problem for social science research?"

Berg, Nathan. In Progress. "Perceptions of racial composition in Texas schools: Systematic biases uncovered."

Branch, Gregory F., Eric A. Hanushek, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2012. "Estimating the Effect of Leaders on Public Sector Productivity: The Case of School Principals." NBER working paper 17803.

Bucks, Brian. 2004. "Affirmative access versus affirmative action: How have Texas' race-blind policies affected college outcomes?"

Bucks, Brian. 2003. "The effects of Texas' Top Ten Percent Plan on college choice."

Chastain, Teresa. 2004. "Blurring the lines: When high schools and community colleges share curriculum."

Chastain, Teresa, and Daniel M. O'Brien. 2003. "Preparing at-risk children for school success."

Deming, David J., Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings and Christopher Jencks. 2013. "School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings." NBER working paper 19444.

Hanushek, Eric A. 2010. "The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality."

Hanushek, Eric A., Steven G. Rivkin. 2010. "Constrained Job Matching: Does Teacher Job Search Harm Disadvantaged Urban Schools?" NBER working paper 15816.

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain, Daniel M. O'Brien and Steven G. Rivkin. 2005. "The market for teacher quality."

Hanushek, Eric A. 2000. "Evidence, politics, and the class size debate."

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin. 2000. "How much does school integration affect student achievement?"

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin. 1999. "The cost of switching schools."

Hanushek, Eric A., John F. Kain and Steven G. Rivkin. 1999. "Do higher salaries buy better teachers?"

Hoxby, Caroline M. 2000. "Peer effects in the classroom: Learning from gender variation."

Jargowsky, Paul A., Isaac McFarlin, Jr. and Vera Holovchenko. 2005. ├ČCommunity College: Help or Hindrance to Senior College Graduation.├«

Jargowsky, Paul A. and Vera Holovchenko (2004). "The middle path: The community college experience in Texas."

Kain, John F., Daniel M. O'Brien, and Paul A. Jargowsky. 2005. "Hopwood and the Top 10 Percent Law: How they have affected the college enrollment decision of Texas high school graduates."

Kain, John F. 2001. "Description of the UTD Texas Schools Project."

Kain, John F. 2001. "The UTD Texas Schools Microdata Panel (TSMP): Its history, use and ways to improve state collection of public school data."

Kain, John F., and Daniel M. O'Brien. 2000. "Black suburbanization in Texas metropolitan areas and its impact on student achievement."

Kain, John F., and Daniel M. O'Brien. 2000. "High school outcomes and college decision of Texas public school students."

Kain, John F., and Daniel M. O'Brien. 1999. "A longitudinal assessment of reading achievement: Evidence from the UTD Texas Schools Project."

Kain, John F., and Daniel M. O'Brien. 1999. "Minority suburbanization in Texas metropolitan areas and its impact on student achievement."

Kain, John F. 1998. "Ethnic and racial differences in graduation, dropout rates and course completions for student attend Texas public high schools."

Kain, John F. 1998. "The impact of individual teachers and peers on individual student achievement."

Kain, John F. 1998. "Using TEA annual data to develop a multi-year panel data base: Lessons learned and suggested additions and improvement to TEA's data collection."

Kain, John F., and Daniel M. O'Brien. 1998. "Has moving to the suburbs increased African American educational opportunities?"

Lofstrum, Magnus, and John Tyler. 2004. "Measuring the returns to the GED: Using an exogenous change in GED passing standards as a natural experiment."

Martorell, Paco. 2004. "Do high school graduation exams matter? A regression discontinuity approach."

Martorell, Paco and Isaac McFarlin, Jr. 2010. "Help or Hindrance? The Effects of College Remediation on Academic and Labor Market Outcomes."

McFarlin Jr., Isaac, Paul A. Jargowsky, and Vera Holovchenko. 2005. "Who Attends Community Colleges in Texas? And Why?"

Meghir, Costas, and Steven G. Rivkin. 2010. "Econometric Methods for Research in Education."

O'Brien, Daniel M., and Teresa D. Nelson. 2004. "Strengthening college preparation and access through concurrent enrollment in high school and community college."

O'Brien, Daniel M. 2002. "The junior high effect is real: School grade spans, structural mobility and student outcomes."

O'Brien, Daniel M., and James C. Murdoch. 2000. "School choice in a large Texas school district."

O'Brien, Daniel M. 1999. "Family and school effects on the cognitive growth of minority and disadvantaged elementary school students."

O'Brien, Daniel M., and Sharon Leigh Wrobel. 1998. "Assessment of bilingual education programs in a large Texas schools district."

Tyler, John H., and Magnus Lofstrom. 2008. "Is the GED an Effective Route to Postsecondary Education for School Dropouts?"

Vijverberg, Wim. 2004. "Early Human Capital Skills and Labor Market Entry."

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