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Productivity in Higher Education

Caroline M. Hoxby and Kevin Stange, editors

Conference held May 31–June 1, 2016
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press

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ISBN: 978-0-226-57458-5

The following chapters are preliminary drafts unless otherwise noted. They have not yet been subjected to the formal review process of the NBER. This page will be updated as individual chapters are revised.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Caroline M. Hoxby, Kevin Stange (bibliographic info) (download) version of June 7, 2018
1. What Healthcare Teaches Us About Measuring Productivity in Higher Education: Douglas Staiger (bibliographic info) (download) version of September 25, 2018
2. The Productivity of U.S. Postsecondary Institutions: Caroline M. Hoxby (bibliographic info) (download) version of July 30, 2018
3. Labor Market Outcomes and Postsecondary Accountability: Are Imperfect Metrics Better than None?: Veronica Minaya, Judith Scott-Clayton (bibliographic info) (download) version of January 11, 2018 (Working Paper version)
4. Learning and Earning: An Approximation to College Value Added in Two Dimensions: Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra, Miguel Urquiola (bibliographic info) (download) version of January 11, 2018 (Working Paper version)
5. Estimating the Productivity of Community Colleges in Paving the Road to Four-Year College Success: Scott E. Carrell, Michal Kurlaender (bibliographic info) (download) version of January 11, 2018 (Working Paper version)
6. The Costs of and Net Returns to College Major: Joseph G. Altonji, Seth D. Zimmerman (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 28, 2018 (Working Paper version)
7. Faculty Deployment in Research Universities: Paul N. Courant, Sarah Turner (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Measuring Instructor Effectiveness in Higher Education: Pieter De Vlieger, Brian Jacob, Kevin Stange (bibliographic info) (download) version of May 3, 2018 (Working Paper version)
9. The Competitive Effects of Online Education: David J. Deming, Michael Lovenheim, Richard Patterson (bibliographic info) (download) version of February 28, 2018 (Working Paper version)
 
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