Research

Working Papers

Incentives and the Supply of Effective Charter Schools 

The Competitive Effects of Entry: Evidence from Supercenter Expansion
(with Peter Arcidiacono, Paul B. Ellickson, and Carl F. Mela)

School Boards and Student Segregation
(with Hugh Macartney)
Revise and resubmit, Journal of Public Economics

Valuing School Choice: Using a Randomized Experiment to Validate Welfare Evaluation of Private School Vouchers
(with Peter Arcidiacono, Karthik Muralidharan, and Eun-young Shim)

Work in Progress

The Welfare Implications of Targeted Television Advertising
(with Carl F. Mela and Andrew Sweeting)

The Fiscal Externalities of Charter Schools: Evidence from North Carolina
(with Helen F. Ladd)

Teachers’ Unions, School Board Politics, and District Performance
(with Ying Shi)

Publications

The Empirical Economist’s Toolkit: From Models to Methods
(with Matthew T. Panhans)
Forthcoming, History of Political Economy

Putting Dollars Before Scholars? Evidence from For-Profit Charter Schools in Florida
Economics of Education Review 58 (2017): 43-54

Sorting Charles Tiebout
History of Political Economy 47, annual suppl. (2015): 199-226.

"Money is a Sterile Thing": Martin Luther on the Immorality of Usury Reconsidered
History of Political Economy 43, no. 4 (2011): 683-698.

Chapters, Edited Volumes, and Other

Slaves or Mercenaries? Milton Friedman and the Institution of the All-Volunteer Military
in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy, eds. Robert Cord and J. Daniel Hammond.
Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2016: 499-522.

Chicago Price Theory, 3 vols.
(edited with J. Daniel Hammond and Steven G. Medema)
Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013.

An Archival History of the Econometric Society
(with Matthew T. Panhans)