Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Development Economics
Mother‘s Schooling and Fertility under Low Female Labor Force Participation: Evidence from a Natural Experiment, NBER Working Paper 17093, January 2011, Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Public Economics.
The Long Run Human Capital and Economic Consequences of High-Stakes Examinations, (joint with Avraham Ebenstein and Sefi Roth)
The Friends Factor: How Students’ Social Networks Affect Their Academic Achievement and Well-Being? (joint with Edith Sand)
Expanding School Resources and Increasing Time on Task: Effects of a Policy Experiment in Israel on Student Academic Achievement and Behavior Revise and Resubmit, Journal of the European Economic Association.
What Makes an Effective Teacher? Quasi-Experimental Evidence.
Do Differences in School’s Instruction Time Explain International Achievement Gaps in Math, Science, and Reading? Evidence from Developed and Developing Countries, Forthcoming, Economic Journal.
How Responsive is Investment in Schooling to Changes in Redistributive Policies and in Returns?, (with Ran Abramitzky) forthcoming, Econometrica.
Gender Differences in Market Competitiveness in a Real Workplace: Evidence from Performance-based Pay Tournaments among Teachers, Economic Journal, June 2013
The Good, The Bad and The Average: Evidence on Ability Peer Effects in Schools (with Olmo Silva and Felix Weinhardt), Journal of Labor Economics, April 2012
Inside the Black Box of Ability Peer Effects: Evidence from Variation in Low Achievers in the Classroom, (with D. Passerman and A. Schlosser), Economic Journal, March 2012
Sixty Years after the Magic Carpet Ride: The Long-Run Effect of the Early Childhood Environment on Social and Economic Outcome, (with D. Passerman and Eric Gould), Review of Economic Studies, July 2011.
Mechanisms and Impacts of Gender Peer Effects at School, (with A. Schlosser). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, April 2011
Multiple Experiments for the Causal Link between the Quantity and Quality of Children, (with J. Angrist and A. Schlosser). Journal of Labor Economics, October 2010
Effects of Free Choice among Public Schools, Review of Economic Studies, July 2010
Performance Pay and Teachers' Effort, Productivity and Grading Ethics, American Economic Review, December 2009
Does Immigration Affect the Long-Term Educational Outcomes of Natives? Quasi-Experimental Evidence, (with E. Gould and Daniele Paserman), Economic Journal, October 2009
The Effects of High Stakes High School Achievement Awards: Evidence from a Group-Randomized Trial, (with J. Angrist), American Economic Review, September 2009
Do Gender Stereotypes Reduce Girls' or Boys' Human Capital Outcomes? Evidence from a Natural Experiment, Journal of Public Economics, 2008
Does Raising the Principal's Wage Improve the School's Outcomes? Quasi-experimental Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment in Israel, Scandinavian Journal of Economic, 2008, Special issue on Economics of Education
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