Helen F. Ladd

Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy

Professor

201 Science Drive

Box 90312

Durham, NC 27708-0239

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Dallas School Accountability and Incentive Program: An Evaluation of its Impacts on Student Outcomes

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 May 1997
Helen F. Ladd
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
Downloads 394 (60,678)
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Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w16078
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Jacob L. Vigdor and Helen F. Ladd
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 52, Issue 3, pp. 1103-1119, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 09 May 2014
Jacob L. Vigdor, Helen F. Ladd and Erika G Martinez
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and University of South Florida
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Are Teacher Absences Worth Worrying About in the U.S.?

NBER Working Paper No. w13648
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2008
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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How and Why Do Teacher Credentials Matter for Student Achievement?

NBER Working Paper No. w12828
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 12 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness

NBER Working Paper No. w11936
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Apr 2006
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Accountability Pressure: Regression Discontinuity Estimates of How NCLB Affects Student Behavior

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 01 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
John Holbein and Helen F. Ladd
Brigham Young University and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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performance-based accountability, non-cognitive skills, No Child Left Behind, regression discontinuity

Multifaceted Aid for Low-Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9888
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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postsecondary completion, financial aid

Multifaceted Aid for Low-Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina

NBER Working Paper No. w22217
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 May 2016
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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Multifaceted Aid for Low‐Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 1, pp. 278-303, 2018
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Dec 2017
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w13617
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2010
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Would Higher Salaries Keep Teachers in High-Poverty Schools? Evidence from a Policy Intervention in North Carolina

NBER Working Paper No. w12285
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2014
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - North Carolina Education Research Data Center, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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School District Responses to Fiscal Constraints

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Nov 1997
Helen F. Ladd
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 to 8

NBER Working Paper No. w12207
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2010
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools

NBER Working Paper No. w11086
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Feb 2005
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of "Resegregation" in Southern Schools

American Law and Economics Review, Vol. 8, Issue 2, pp. 347-389, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy

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The Growing Segmentation of the Charter School Sector in North Carolina

NBER Working Paper No. w21078
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Helen F. Ladd, Charles T. Clotfelter and John Holbein
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and Brigham Young University
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14.

City Taxes and Property Tax Bases

NBER Working Paper No. w2197
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2010
Katharine Bradbury and Helen F. Ladd
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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Public School Choice and Integration: Evidence from Durham, North Carolina

Center for Policy Research Working Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Robert Bifulco, Helen F. Ladd and Stephen L. Ross
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and University of Connecticut - Department of Economics
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Racial segregation, School Choice

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Algebra for 8th Graders: Evidence on its Effects from 10 North Carolina Districts

NBER Working Paper No. w18649
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from a District Policy Initiative

NBER Working Paper No. w18161
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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The Fiscal Externalities of Charter Schools: Evidence from North Carolina

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 261
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Helen F. Ladd and John D. Singleton
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and University of Rochester - Department of Economics
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Raising the Bar for College Admission: North Carolina's Increase in Minimum Math Course Requirements

NBER Working Paper No. w21926
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy
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Public Universities, Equal Opportunity, and the Legacy of Jim Crow: Evidence from North Carolina

NBER Working Paper No. w21577
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Sep 2015
Charles T. Clotfelter, Helen F. Ladd and Jacob Vigdor
Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy and University of Washington
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Institutional Change and Coproduction of Public Services: The Effect of Charter Schools on Parental Involvement

Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 553-576, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Robert Bifulco and Helen F. Ladd
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Duke University - Sanford School of Public Policy

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