The Institute for Education and Social Policy

Publications on Education in New York City


  • Iatarola, P., Schwartz, A.E., Stiefel, L. & Chellman, C.C. (2008). "Small Schools, Large Districts: Small-School Reform and New York City's Students." Teachers College Record.
  • 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.
  • 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 schools in big city school districts." Economics of Education Review. 26: 532-545.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Schwartz, A.E. & Stiefel, L. (2005). "Public Education and the Dynamic City: Lessons From New York City." FRBNY Economic Policy Review. 157-172.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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