Jennifer Graves



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Associate Professor

Department of Economics and Public Finance

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid



Primary Research Interests: 

Economics of Education, Labor Economics and Public Economics


Publications


"Peer effects and policy: The relationship between classroom gender composition and student achievement in early elementary school"   (older version)
    with Michael Gottfried, B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 14(3): 937–977, ISSN (Online) 1935-1682, ISSN (Print) 2194-6108, 2014.

"School Calendars, Child Care Availability and Maternal Employment,"    (older version)
    Journal of Urban Economics, 78: 57-70, 2013. 


"Multi-Track Year-Round Schooling as Cost Saving Reform: Not Just a Matter of Time"     (older version)
    with Steven McMullen and Kathryn Rouse, Education Finance and Policy, 8(3): 300-315, 2013.

"Effects of Year-Round Schooling on Disadvantaged Students and the Distribution of Standardized Test Performance," 
    Economics of Education Review, 30(6): 1281-1305, 2011.

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The academic impact of multi-track year-round school calendars: a response to school overcrowding,"
    Journal of Urban Economics, 67(3): 378-391, 2010.

"Fitting and Comparison of Models for Multivariate Ordinal Outcomes,"
    with Ivan Jeliazkov and Mark Kutzbach, Advances in Econometrics: Bayesian Econometrics, 23: 115-156, 2008.
    

Working Papers and Works in Progress

"The Impact of School Calendar Reform on Teacher Turnover and Quality"
    with Steven McMullen and Kathryn Rouse

"Where does the money go? Analyzing district allocation of school facility funding using a regression discontinuity design
    with Gregory Burge

"How Students Incorporate Sector-Specific Economic Conditions into Educational Choices"
    with Zoe Keuhn




UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE MADRID | DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS | DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC FINANCE