The CLOSUP Working Paper Series is targeted toward academic audiences and informed policymakers and includes research papers that are complete and ready for public presentation. Any topic relevant to local, state, and/or urban policy issues is eligible for inclusion. Current papers in the series are presented below.
(*: indicates graduate* or undergraduate** student author)
Mandating Change: Assessing the Implementation of the Michigan Merit Curriculum
Steven Byrd and Kasia Langer, University of Michigan
The Impact of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement.
Thomas S. Dee, Brian Jacob
Do Principals Fire the Worst Teachers?
Do High School Exit Exams Influence Educational Attainment or Labor Market Performance?
Brian Jacob, Thomas Dee
Is Gaining Access to Selective Elementary Schools Gaining Ground? Evidence from Randomized Lotteries
Brian Jacob, Julie Cullen
The Persistence of Teacher-Induced Learning Gains
Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren, David Sims
Improving Educational Outcomes for Poor Children
Brian Jacob, Jens Ludwig
The Effect of Grade Retention on High School Completion
Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren
Can You Recognize an Effective Teacher When You Recruit One?
Brian Jacob, Thomas J. Kane, Jonah E. Rockoff, Douglas O. Staiger
Other Working Papers Series at UM
- See working papers series with relevance to local, state and/or urban policy from around the University of Michigan
Guidelines for the CLOSUP Working Papers Series
- See the CLOSUP Working Papers guidelines