Matthew D. Hendricks
Assistant Professor of Economics
The University of Tulsa, Tulsa OK United States
matthew-hendricks@utulsa(dot)edu

I am an economist with research interests in the areas of education policy, labor economics, and applied econometrics.   I teach undergraduate courses in microeconomics (principles and intermediate), applied econometrics, and labor economics at the University of Tulsa.


You can download my working papers below or at my SSRN site  and my researchgate site



Journal Publications: 
“Towards an optimal teacher salary schedule: Designing base salary to attract and retain effective teachers.” Economics of Education Review, August 2015, pp. 143-167.  Download Here

“Does it pay to pay teachers more? Evidence from Texas.” Journal of Public Economics, January 2014, pp. 50-63. Download Here

Other Publications:
“An Empirical Analysis of Teacher Salaries and Labor Market Outcomes in Oklahoma.” Report submitted to the Oklahoma Business and Education Coalition and the Oklahoma State School Boards Association, November 2015. View Download

Working Papers: 
“Do Higher Salaries Differentially Retain High-Ability Teachers?” (under review) View Download
“Teacher Characteristics and Productivity: Quasi-experimental evidence from teacher mobility” (under review) View Download
"Differential teacher attrition: Do high-ability teachers exit at higher rates?" View Download
“Public Schools are Hemorrhaging Talented Teachers. Can higher salaries function as a tourniquet?” View Download
“Identification with Imperfect Proxies” View Download
“Performance Pay and Teacher Selection: Do performance pay programs attract higher-ability teachers?”

Work in Progress:
“Using Pay Differentials to Level Teacher Attrition Across Low- and High-Income Schools”
“Efficiency Wages in Teaching? How changes in salary affect teacher productivity”
“The Effects of Teacher Pay Policies on Teacher Quality” with Jane A. Lincove and Matt Farber 

Grants/Fellowships:
Spencer Foundation, “Efficiency Wages in Teaching? How changes in salary affect teacher productivity” grant #201500095, $49,534, 2015-2017
The University of Tulsa, Faculty Development Summer Fellowship, 2012, 2013
US Department of Agriculture, National Needs Fellowship, $75,000, 2008-2010
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