Esteban M. Aucejo

Curriculum Vitae


  • "Teachers and the Gender Gap in Reading Achievement" (with Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Sean Kelly, and Zachary Mozenter) (Forthcoming, Journal of Human Capital)

  • "Does Evaluation Change Teacher Effort and Performance? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Policy of Retesting Students" (with Teresa Romano, and Eric S. Taylor) (Review of Economics and Statistics, 104(3): 417-430, 2022)

  • "The Path to College Education: The Role of Math and Verbal Skills" (with Jonathan James) (Journal of Political Economy, Volume 129, no. 10, October 2021, Pages 2905–2946)

  • "The Impact of COVID-19 on Student Experiences and Expectations: Evidence from a Survey" (with Jacob French, Maria Paola Ugalde Araya, and Basit Zafar) (Journal of Public Economics, Volume 191, November 2020, 104271)

  • "Catching Up to Girls: Understanding the Gender Imbalance in Educational Attainment within Race" (with Jonathan James) (Journal of Applied Econometrics, Volume 34, Issues 4, Pages 502-525, February 2019)

  • "Identification on Regressions with Missing Covariate Data" (with Federico Bugni and Joe Hotz) (Econometric Theory, Volume 33, Issue 1, Pages 196-241, February 2017)

  • "Assessing the Effect of School Days and Absences on Test Score Performance" (with Teresa Romano) (Economics of Education Review, Volume 55, Pages 70–87, December 2016)

  • "University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California" (with Peter Arcidiacono and Joe Hotz) (American Economic Review, 106(3): 525-562, 2016)

  • "Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209" (with Peter Arcidiacono, Patrick Coate and Joe Hotz) (IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 3:7 September 2014, special issue on affirmative action)

  • "Racial Segregation Patterns in Selective Universities" (with Peter Arcidiacono, Andrew Hussey, and Ken Spenner) (Journal of Law and Economics, Volume 56, November 2013)

  • "What Happens After Enrollment? An Analysis of the Time Path of Racial Differences in GPA and Major Choice?" (with Peter Arcidiacono and Ken Spenner) (IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 1:5, October 2012)

  • "Does Affirmative Action Lead to Mismatch? A New Test and Evidence" (with Peter Arcidiacono, Hanming Fang and Ken Spenner) (Quantitative Economics, Volume 2, Issue 3, pages 303-333, November 2011)

Working Papers

Current Research Projects

  • "Who Wants to be a Teacher?" (with Michael Boehm, and Georg Graetz)

  • "Balancing Work and Learning" (with Spencer Perry, Dan Silverman and Basit Zafar)

  • "Gender Wage Gap: The Role of Mismatch" (with Domenico Ferraro and Zachary Tobin)

  • "Compensating Differentials in the Labor Market for Teachers" (with Jonathan James, Vincenzo Scrutinio and Shqiponja Telhaj)

  • "The Effects of Classroom Feedback" (with Kelvin Wong)

Other Publications/Reports

  • "School-to-School Differences in Instructional Practice: Descriptive Evidence from the MET Data" (with Sean Kelly, Zachary Mozenter, and Jane Cooley Fruehwirth) (Teacher College Record, Volume 122 Number 11, 2020, p. 1-38)

  • "Using Global Observation Protocol to Inform Research on Teacher Effectiveness and School Improvement: Strengths and Emerging Limitations" (with Sean Kelly, Robert Bringe, and Jane Cooley Fruehwirth) (Education Policy Analysis Archives, 28, 62. )

  • "Assessing Racial Disparities in Postsecondary Education" (with Zach Tobin), prepared for the 64th Economic Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston: Racial Disparities in Today’s Economy