Time Cost of College: Evidence from Half a Century
of Time Use Data , 2011 (with Mindy Marks), Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 93, No. 2, Pages 468-478.
The Wages of Failure: New Evidence on School Retention and Long-run Outcomes, 2011 (with Kelly Bedard), Education Finance and Policy, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 293-322.
No Cohort Left Behind? (with Kelly Bedard and Jennifer Schulte) forthcoming, Journal of Urban Economics.
Costs of Nominal Grade Inflation? New Evidence from Student Course Evaluations, 2010, Economic Inquiry, Volume 48, Issue 4.
Leisure College, USA: The Decline in Student Study Time (with Mindy Marks) 2010, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, Education Outlook, 2010, No. 7.
From Ties to Gains? Evidence on Connectedness and Human Capital Acquisition. 2008. Journal of Human Capital, Vol. 2, No.4.
Reduced Class Distinctions: Effort, Ability and the Education Production Function (with Julian Betts), 2009, Journal of Urban Economics, Vol. 65, pp. 314–322
The Rational Adolescent: Discipline Policy, Lawsuits, and Skill Acquisition, Economics of Education Review, 2009, Vol. 28, pp. 551-560
"Coordination and Contagion: Friendship Networks and Peer Mechanisms in a Randomized Field Experiment ” (with John Hartman) 2012 (formerly distributed as "Networks and Worksouts:Treatment Size and Status Specific Peer Effects in a Randomized Field Experiment").
"No Cohort Left Behind?" (with Kelly Bedard and Jennifer Schulte) 2010."Letting Down the Team ? Evidence of Social Effects of Team Incentives" (with Kelly Bedard, Gary Charness, John Hartman, and Heather Royer) 2010
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