Archived Journal Articles

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2009

  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Iatarola, P. & Chellman, C. (2009). "Mission Matters: The Dost of Small High Schools Revisited." Economics of Education Review. 28 (2009): 585-99.
  • Rubenstein, R., Schwartz, A. E., Stiefel, L. &  Zabel, J. (2009). "Spending, Size, and Grade Span in K-8 Schools." Education and Finance Policy.  4 (1).
  • Corcoran, S. P., & Jennings, J. L. (2009). Review of  "An Evaluation of Teachers Trained Through Different Routes to Certification: Final Report." Boulder and Tempe: Education and the Public Interest Center & Education Policy Research Unit.

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2008

  • Allegretto, S. A., Corcoran, S. P. & Mishel, L. (2008). The Teaching Penalty: Teacher Pay Losing Ground. Economic Policy Institute.
  • Corcoran, S. P., Romer, T. & Rosenthal, H. L. (2008). "The Troubled Quest for Equality in School Finance." In H. L. Rosenthal and D. J. Rothman (Eds.) What Do We Owe Each Other? Rights and Obligations in American Society. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction.
  • Rubenstein, R., Ballal, S., Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E. (2008). "Equity and Accountability: The Impact of State Accountability Systems on School Finance," Journal of Public Budgeting & Finance, 28 (3): 1-22.

  • Iatarola, P., Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E. & Chellman, C. (2008). Small Schools, Large Districts: Small-School Reform and New York City's Students. Teachers College Record. 110(9): 1837-1878.

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2007

  • Conger, D., Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2007). "Immigrant and Native-born Differences in School Stability and Special Education: Evidence from New York City." International Migration Review. 41(2): 403-432.
  • Corcoran, S. P. & Booher-Jennings, J. (2007). "When Race Matters." Teachers College Record. Aug. 22, 2007.
  • Ellen, I. G., Schwartz, A. E., & Voicu, I. (2007). "The Impact of Business Improvement Districts on Property Values: Evidence from New York City." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs 2007. 2007: 1-31.
  • Rubenstein, R., Schwartz, A. E., Stiefel, L., & Bel Hadj Amor, H. (2007). "From Districts to Schools: The Distribution of Resources across Achools in Big City School Districts." Economics of Education Review. 26: 532-545.
  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., & Ellen, I. G. (2007). “Disentangling the Racial Test Score Gap? Probing the Evidence in a Large Urban School District,” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 26(1): 7-30.  Wilder Award for Scholarship in Social Equity.
  • Siskin, L. S. (2007). “Achievement and Attainment: The Comprehensive High School and the Problem of Reform.” In B. Fuller et al. Crucial Issues in California Education. Berkeley, CA: PACE.
  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E. & Chellman, C. (2007). "So Many Children Left Behind: Segregation and the Impact of Subgroup Reporting in No Child Left Behind on the Racial Test Score Gap." Educational Policy. 21(3): 527-550.
  • Ellen, I. G., Schwartz, A. E., Voicu, I., & Schill, M. H. (2007). “Does Federally Subsidized Rental Housing Depress Neighborhood Property Values?” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 26 (2): 257-280.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Ellen, I. G., & Meltzer, R. (2007). “What Do Business Improvement Districts Do for Property Owners?” National Tax Journal, Papers and Proceedings, Ninety-Ninth Annual Conference: 431-437.

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2006

  • Stiefel, L. (2006). “Education Finance and Policy Issues: The Next Decade,” Education Finance and Policy, 1 (4): 283-395.

  • Kim, D. Y., Zabel, J. E., Stiefel, L. & Schwartz, A. E. (2006). "School Efficiency and Student Subgroups: Is a Good School Good for Everyone?" Peabody Journal of Education. 81(4): 95-117.
  • Rubenstein, R., Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2006). "Weighting for Adequacy." Education Week. 25(44):33.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Ellen, I. G., Voicu, I., & Schill, M. H. (2006). “The External Effects of Place-Based Subsidized Housing.” Regional Science and Urban Economics, 36 (6): 679-707.
  • Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2006) "Is There a Nativity Gap? New Evidence on the Academic Performance of Immigrant Students." Education Finance and Policy. 1(1): 17-49.
  • Stiefel, L. (2006) "Disentangling the Racial Test Score Gap: Probing the Evidence in a Large Urban School District." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 26(1): 7-30.
  • Stiefel, L. (2006). "Insight from Hindsight: The New Education Finance of the Next Decade." Education Finance and Policy. 1(4): 383-395.

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2005

  • Gershberg, A. I. & Meade, B. (2005). "Parental contributions, school-level finances and decentralization: an analysis of Nicaraguan autonomous school budgets. Comparative Education. 41(3): 291-308.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Stiefel, L. & Chellman, C. (2005). "Subgroup Reporting and School Segregation: An Unhappy Pairing in the No Child Left Behind Equation." Education Week. 24(28): 31.
  • Schwartz, A. E. & Zabel, J. (2005). "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Measuring School Efficiency Using School Production Functions." In Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Rubenstein, R. & Zabel, J. (Eds.) Measuring School Performance and Efficiency: Implications for Practice and Research (37-66). NY: Eye on Education, Inc.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Stiefel, L. & Bel Hadj Amor, H. (2005). "Measuring School Efficiency Using Cost Functions." In Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Rubenstein, R. & Zabel, J. (Eds.) Measuring School Performance and Efficiency: Implications for Practice and Research (67-92). NY: Eye on Education, Inc.
  • Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2005). "Public Education and the Dynamic City: Lessons From New York City." FRBNY Economic Policy Review. 157-172.
  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Berne, R. & Chellman, C. (2005). "School Finance Court Cases and Disparate Racial Impact: The Contribution of Statistical Analysis in New York." Education and Urban Society. 37(2): 151-173.
  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Rubenstein, R. & Zabel, J. (2005). "Measuring School Efficiency: What Have We Learned?" In Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A.E., Rubenstein, R. & Zabel, J. (Eds.) Measuring School Performance and Efficiency: Implications for Practice and Research (1-16). NY: Eye on Education, Inc.
  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Bel Hadj Amor, H. & Kim, D. Y. (2005). "Adjusted Measures of School Performance: A Cross-State Perspective." In Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A.E., Rubenstein, R. & Zabel, J. (Eds.) Measuring School Performance and Efficiency: Implications for Practice and Research (17-36). NY: Eye on Education, Inc.
  • Stiefel, L., Bel Hadj Amor, H. & Schwartz, A. E. (2005). "Best Schools, Worst Schools, and School Efficiency: A Reconciliation and Assessment of Alternative Classification Systems." In Fowler, W.J., Jr. (Ed.) Developments in School Finance, 2004: Fiscal Proceedings From the Annual State Data Conference of July 2004 (81-101). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office(NCES 2005-865).

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2004

  • Corcoran, S. P., Evans, W. N. & Schwab, R. M. (2004). "Changing Labor-Market Opportunities for Women and the Quality of Teachers, 1957-2000." Papers and Proceedings of the American Economic Review. 94(2): 230-235.
  • Corcoran, S. P., Evans, W. N. & Schwab, R. M. (2004). "Women, the Labor Market, and the Declining Relative Quality of Teachers." Journal of Public Policy Analysis and Management. 23(3): 449-470.
  • Iatarola, P. & Fruchter, N. (2004). "District Effectiveness: A Study of Investment Strategies in New York City Public Schools and Districts." Educational Policy. 18(3): 491-512.
  • Rubenstein, R., Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E. & Bel Hadj Amor, H. (2004) "Distinguishing Good Schools from Bad in Principle and Practice." In Fowler, W.J., Jr. (Ed.) Developments in School Finance, 2003: Fiscal Proceedings From the Annual State Data Conference of July 2003 (53-70). Washington, DC: Government Printing Office(NCES 2004-325).
  • Schwartz, A. E., Stiefel, L. & Kim, D.Y. (2004). "The Impact of School Reform on Student Performance: Evidence from the New York Network for School Renewal Project."Journal of Human Resources. 39(2): 500-522.
  • Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2004). "Immigrants and the Distribution of Resources within an Urban School District." Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. 26(4): 303-327.
  • Schwartz, A. E. & Scafidi, B. (2004). "What’s Happened to the Price of College? Quality Adjusted Net Price Indices for Four Year Colleges." Journal of Human Resources. 39(3): 723-745.
  • Siskin, L. S. (2004). “The challenge of the high schools.” In S. H. Fuhrman & R. Elmore (Eds.) Redesigning Accountability Systems (167-188). New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Stiefel, L. & Schwartz, A. E. (2004). "Efficiency: The Missing Metric: Should failing schools be punished or helped?" Education Week. 24(2): 42.

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2003

  • Ellen, I. G., Schill, M. H., Schwartz, A. E. & Voicu, I. (2003). "Housing Production Subsidies and Neighborhood Revitalization: New York City’s Ten-Year Capital Plan for Housing." Economic Policy Review-Federal Reserve Bank of New York. 9(2): 71-85.
  • Iatarola, P., & Stiefel, L. (2003). "Intradistrict Equity of Public Education Resources and Performance." Economics of Education Review. 22(1): 60-78.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Susin, S., Voicu, I. (2003). “Has Falling Crime Driven New York City’s Real Estate Boom?” Journal of Housing Research, 14 (1): 101-135.

  • Rubenstein, R., Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2003). "Better than Raw: A Guide to Measuring Organizational Performance with Adjusted Performance Measures." Public Administration Review. 63(5): 607-615.
  • Siskin, L.S. (2003). “Colleagues and ‘Yutzes:’ Accountability inside schools.” Voices in Urban Education. Spring. pp. 24-31.
  • Siskin, L.S. (2003). “Leadership and the demands of standards-based accountability.” With R. Lemons & T. F. Luschei. In M. Carnoy, R. Elmore, & L. S. Siskin (Eds.). The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing (99-128). New York: Routledge.
  • Siskin, L. S. (2003). "Outside the Core: Accountability in Tested and Untested Subjects." In Carnoy, M. Elmore, R., & Siskin, L. S. (Eds.) The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing. (87-98). NY: RoutledgeFalmer.
  • Siskin, L. S. (2003). "When an Irresistible Force Meets an Immovable Object: Core Lessons About High Schools and Accountability." In Carnoy, M., Elmore, R. & Siskin, L. S. (Eds.) The New Accountability: High Schools and High-Stakes Testing. (175-194). NY: RoutledgeFalmer.
  • Stiefel, L., Schwartz, A. E., Portas, C. & Kim, D. Y. (2003). "School Budgeting and School Performance: The Impact of New York City’s Performance Driven Budgeting Initiative." Journal of Education Finance. 28(Winter): 403-424.
  • Wamba, N. G. & Ascher, C. (2003). "An Examination of Charter School Equity." Education and Urban Society. 35(4): 462-476.

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2002

  • Chellman, C., Denison, D. V. & Weinstein, M. G. (2002). "The Role of Nonprofit Boards in Double Bottom Line Investing." Journal for Nonprofit Management. 6(Summer): 18-30.
  • Schill, M. H., Ellen, I. G., Schwartz, A. E., Voicu, I. (2002). “Revitalizing Inner-City Neighborhoods: New York City's Ten-Year Plan.” Housing Policy Debate, 13 (3): 529-566.
  • Ellen, I. G., O’Regan, K., Schwartz, A. E. & Stiefel, L. (2002). "Immigrant Children and New York City Schools: Segregation and its Consequences." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs. 183-205.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Bel Hadj Amor, H. & Fruchter, N. (2002). "Private Money/Public Schools: Early Evidence on Private and Non-Traditional Support for New York City Public Schools." In Roellke, C. & Rice, J. K. (Eds.) Fiscal Issues in Urban Schools, Research in Education Fiscal Policy and Practice: Volume One (231-250). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

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2001

  • Ascher, C. & Fruchter, N. (2001). "Teacher Quality and Student Performance in New York City's Low Performing Schools." Journal of Education for Students Placed At Risk. 6(3).
  • Ellen, I. G., Schill, M. H., Susin, S., Schwartz, A. E. (2001). “Building Homes, Reviving Neighborhoods: Spillovers from Subsidized Construction of Owner-Occupied Housing in New York City.” Journal of Housing Research, 12 (2): 185–216. Reprinted in Low-Income Homeownership: Examining the Unexamined Goal (2002)Nicholas P. Retsinas and Eric S. Belsky, editors, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC.
  • Schwartz, A. E., Gershberg, A. I. (2001). “Immigrants and Education: Evidence from New York City.” National Tax Association Proceedings – 2000: 125-134.

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2000

  • Stiefel, L., Berne, R., Iatarola, P. & Fruchter, N. (2000). "High School Size: The Effects on Budgets and Performance in New York City." Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (1999). 22(1): 27-39.
  • Stiefel, L., Rubenstein, R. & Schwartz, A. E. (1999). "Using Adjusted Performance Measures for Evaluating Resource Use." Public Budgeting and Finance. 19: 67-87.

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