Research

Fields:
  • Labor, Public Finance, Economics of Education
Publications:
  • "The Effect of Charter Competition on Unionized District Revenues and Resource Allocation." Journal of Public Economicsforthcoming. Link to paper. (with subscription) 
  • "Task-Specific Experience and Task-Specific Talent: Decomposing the Productivity of High School Teachers" with Richard Mansfield. Journal of Public Economics, 140, August 2016: 51-72. Link to paper. (with subscription)
  • "Partially Adaptive Estimation of Interval Censored Regression Models" with James McDonald. Computational Economics, 42(1), 2013: 119-131. Link to paper. (with subscription)
Working Papers:
  • "Segregation, Student Achievement, and Postsecondary Attainment: Evidence from the Introduction of Race-Blind Magnet School Lotteries"
    Works in Progress:
    • "How Proximity to Authorized Food Retailers Impacts SNAP Usage: Testing the Prevalence of Food Deserts in the United States using Administrative SNAP Records" with Amy O'Hara
    • "The Effect of SNAP Generosity on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Administrative SNAP Records" with Amy O'Hara and Jeffrey Swigert
    • "How Low-Income Families Respond to an Anticipated Reduction in Income: Evidence from Danish Børnecheckwith Vibeke Jensen
    • "Is There Still Son Preference in the United States?" with Francine D. Blau, Lawrence M. Kahn, Peter Brummund, and Miriam Larson-Koester
    • "The Availability of School Resources, District Expenditures, and Student Performance" with Corbin Miller