Seth Gershenson

American University - School of Public Affairs

Assistant Professor

4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

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The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10630
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of California, Davis, American University and Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics
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teachers, long-run effects, educational attainment, racial gaps

The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers

NBER Working Paper No. w25254
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of California, Davis, University of Connecticut - Department of Public Policy, American University and Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics
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Who Believes in Me? The Effect of Student-Teacher Demographic Match on Teacher Expectations

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2633993
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Jul 2015
Seth Gershenson, Stephen Holt and Nicholas Papageorge
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and Johns Hopkins University
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Educational Attainment; Expectations; Stigmatization; Mismatch

Who Believes in Me? The Effect of Student-Teacher Demographic Match on Teacher Expectations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9202
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Seth Gershenson, Stephen Holt and Nicholas W. Papageorge
American University - School of Public Affairs, State University of New York (SUNY) - Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy and Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics
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educational attainment, expectations, stigmatization, mismatch

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Linking Teacher Quality, Student Attendance, and Student Achievement

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-0015
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Nov 2014
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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student absences, teacher effectiveness, value added models, non-cognitive skills

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Teacher Expectations Matter

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10165
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
Nicholas W. Papageorge, Seth Gershenson and Kyungmin Kang
Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics, American University - School of Public Affairs and Johns Hopkins University
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education, educational attainment, teachers, subjective expectations, human capital accumulation

Teacher Expectations Matter

NBER Working Paper No. w25255
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 12 Nov 2018
Nicholas W. Papageorge, Seth Gershenson and Kyung Min Kang
Johns Hopkins University Department of Economics, American University - School of Public Affairs and Johns Hopkins University
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The Impact of Teacher Demographic Representation on Student Attendance and Suspensions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9554
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Stephen Holt and Seth Gershenson
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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representative bureaucracy, student absences, elementary education, teacher workforce

Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 15-217, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-002
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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Performance standards, employee effort, teacher absences, accountability, No Child Left Behind

Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9203
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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performance standards, employee effort, teacher absences, accountability, NCLB

LATE for the Meeting: Gender, Peer Advising, and College Success

Upjohn Institute working paper No. 16-262, American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Jimmy Ellis and Seth Gershenson
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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higher education; peer advising; mentoring; gender gap; demographic mismatch; retention

Late for the Meeting: Gender, Peer Advising, and College Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9956
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
Jimmy Ellis and Seth Gershenson
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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higher education, peer advising, mentoring, gender gap, retention, demographic mismatch

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The Implications of Summer Learning Loss for Value-Added Estimates of Teacher Effectiveness

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2014-13
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Seth Gershenson and Michael Hayes
American University - School of Public Affairs and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Public Policy and Administration
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Value-added models, teacher quality, summer learning loss

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High Times: The Effect of Medical Marijuana Laws on Student Time Use

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9887
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Apr 2016
Yu-Wei Luke Chu and Seth Gershenson
Victoria University of Wellington - School of Economics & Finance and American University - School of Public Affairs
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time use, medical marijuana, unintended consequences

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Do Summer Time-Use Gaps Vary by Socioeconomic Status?

American Educational Research Journal, December 2013, Vol. 50, No. 6, pp. 1219–1248
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2014
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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time-use, summer learning loss, parental involvement, child development, achievement gap

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Re-Conceptualizing Gaps by Socioeconomic Status in Parental Time with Children

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. No. 2015-001
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Katie Vinopal and Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University - School of Public Affairs
Downloads 39 (423,037)
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Time Use, Parental Involvement, Household Structure

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Are Student Absences Worth the Worry in U.S. Primary Schools?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9558
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Dec 2015
Seth Gershenson, Alison Jacknowitz and Andrew Brannegan
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University - Kogod School of Business and Aspire Public Schools
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student absences, attendance, achievement gaps, education production function

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The Causal Effect of Commute Time on Labor Supply: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Substitute Teachers

Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 54 (2013) 127–140
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2014
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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Commuting, Commuting costs, Commuting preferences, Labor supply, Gender

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Short-Run Externalities of Civic Unrest: Evidence from Ferguson, Missouri

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10091
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Seth Gershenson and Michael Hayes
American University - School of Public Affairs and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Public Policy and Administration
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civic unrest, Ferguson, achievement gaps, natural experiment, externalities

Should Value-Added Models Control for Student Absences?

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 2015-003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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teacher effectiveness, value added models, student absences, teacher evaluation

Should Value-Added Models Control for Student Absences?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9978
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jun 2016
Seth Gershenson
American University - School of Public Affairs
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teacher effectiveness, value added models, student absences, teacher evaluation

The Effect of Community Traumatic Events on Student Achievement: Evidence from the Beltway Sniper Attacks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8958
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Apr 2015
Seth Gershenson and Erdal Tekin
American University - School of Public Affairs and Georgia State University - Department of Economics
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crime, student, school, sniper, trauma, terrorism, achievement, shooting, guns, homicides

The Effect of Community Traumatic Events on Student Achievement: Evidence from the Beltway Sniper Attacks

NBER Working Paper No. w21055
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Mar 2015
Seth Gershenson and Erdal Tekin
American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
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What Differences a Day Can Make: Quantile Regression Estimates of the Distribution of Daily Learning Gains

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9305
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Michael Hayes and Seth Gershenson
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Public Policy and Administration and American University - School of Public Affairs
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education production function, school year length, quantile regression, ECLS-K

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Stereotype Threat, Role Models, and Demographic Mismatch in an Elite Professional School Setting

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10459
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Christopher Birdsall, Seth Gershenson and Raymond Zuniga
Boise State University, American University - School of Public Affairs and American University
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demographic mismatch, law school, gender, race

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Quantile Regression Estimates of the Effect of Student Absences on Academic Achievement

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11912
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Seth Gershenson, Jessica McBean and Long Tran
American University - School of Public Affairs, American University and American University
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student attendance, chronic absence, education production function, quantile regression

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Experimental Estimates of the Student Attendance Production Function

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11911
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Long Tran and Seth Gershenson
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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education production function, student attendance, chronic absence, class size

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When Paywall Goes Awol: The Demand for Open Access Education Research

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12158
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 May 2019
Seth Gershenson, Morgan Polikoff and Rui Wang
American University - School of Public Affairs, University of Southern California - Rossier School of Education and American University
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open access, academic journal

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The Intergenerational Transmission of Teaching

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12201
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 May 2019
Alberto Jacinto and Seth Gershenson
American University and American University - School of Public Affairs
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intergenerational mobility, occupational choice, teacher labor supply

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 140
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Stereotype Threat, Role Models, and Demographic Mismatch in an Elite Professional School Setting

AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 18-08
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2018
Christopher Birdsall, Seth Gershenson and Raymond Zuniga
Boise State University, American University - School of Public Affairs and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Center for Public Administration and Policy
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Demographic Mismatch, Law School, Gender, Race