Research

Working Papers

Horizontal Differentiation and the Policy Effect of Charter Schools
(with Michael Gilraine and Uros Petronijevic)
Conditionally accepted, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Test-based Accountability and the Effectiveness of School Finance Reforms
(with Christian Buerger and Seung Hyeong Lee)

School Boards and Education Production: Evidence from Randomized Ballot Order
(with Ying Shi)

'Economics is Not a Man's Field': CSWEP and the First Gender Reckoning in Economics (1971-1991)
(with Cl
éo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche and Beatrice Cherrier)

Selected Work in Progress

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

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

Publications

The Competitive Effects of Entry: Evidence from Supercenter Expansion
(with Peter Arcidiacono, Paul B. Ellickson, and Carl F. Mela) 
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 12, no. 3 (2020): 175-206

The Fiscal Externalities of Charter Schools: Evidence from North Carolina
(with Helen F. Ladd)
Education Finance and Policy 15, no. 1 (2020): 191-208.

Incentives and the Supply of Effective Charter Schools
American Economic Review 109, no. 7 (2019): 2568-2612.

School Boards and Student Segregation
(with Hugh Macartney)
Journal of Public Economics 164 (2018): 165-182.

The Empirical Economist’s Toolkit: From Models to Methods
(with Matthew T. Panhans)
History of Political Economy 49, annual suppl. (2017): 127-157.

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)