• About our Discussion Papers

    SEII Discussion Papers report on our work in progress. Discussion Papers include results from SEII's ongoing experimental and econometric evaluations of school effectiveness, our studies of the American income distribution, and our research on student-school matching.
  • Can Successful Schools Replicate? Scaling Up Boston’s Charter School Sector

    Authors
    Sarah Cohodes, Elizabeth Setren, Christopher Walters

    Impact Evaluation in Matching Markets with General Tie-Breaking

    Authors
    Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Joshua D. Angrist, Yusuke Narita, and Parag A. Pathak

    How Well Do Structural Demand Models Work? Counterfactual Predictions in School Choice

    Authors
    Parag A. Pathak and Peng Shi

    Do Parents Value School Effectiveness?

    Authors
    Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Parag A. Pathak, Jonathan Schellenberg, and Christopher R. Walters

    The Impact of Price Caps and Spending Cuts on U.S. Postsecondary Attainment

    Authors
    David J. Deming and Christopher R. Walters

    Maimonides Rule Redux: Does Class Size Affect Student Achievement?

    Authors
    Joshua D. Angrist, Victor Lavy, Jetson Leder-Luis, and Adi Shany

    Minimizing Justified Envy in School Choice: The Design of New Orleans’ OneApp

    Authors
    Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Yeon-Koo Che, Parag A. Pathak, Alvin E. Roth, and Olivier Tercieux

    Free to Choose: Can School Choice Reduce Student Achievement?

    Authors
    Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Parag Pathak, Christopher Walters

    Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation

    Authors
    Atila Abdulkadiroglu, Joshua Angrist, Yusuke Narita, Parag Pathak

    Boys Lag Behind: How Teachers’ Gender Biases Affect Student Achievement

    Authors
    Camille Terrier