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Economics of Education Review Vol. 18, No. 2 pp. 149–157
In a recent, and widely cited, paper, use a new sample of identical twins to investigate the contribution of genetic ability to the observed cross-sectional return to schooling. This paper re-examines Ashenfelter & Krueger's estimates using three...
Putting computerized instruction to the test: a randomized evaluation of a “scientifically based” reading program
Economics of Education Review Vol. 23, No. 4 (August 2004) pp. 323–338
Although schools across the country are investing heavily in computers in the classroom, there is surprisingly little evidence that they actually improve student achievement. In this paper, we present results from a randomized study of a well...
Can a summer make a difference? The impact of the American Economic Association Summer Program on minority student outcomes
Economics of Education Review Vol. 53, No. 1 (August 2016) pp. 46–71
In the 1970s, the American Economic Association (AEA) was one of several professional associations to launch a summer program with the goal of increasing racial and ethnic diversity in its profession. In this paper we estimate the effectiveness of...