Patrick Wolf

University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

Distinguished Professor and 21st Century Endowed Chair in School Choice

201 Graduate Education Building

Fayetteville, AR 72701

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

The Participant Effects of Private School Vouchers Across the Globe: A Meta-Analytic and Systematic Review

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-07
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 May 2016 Last Revised: 11 May 2016
University of Buckingham, Lehigh University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 1,040 (26,846)
Citation 23

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private school voucher, systematic review, meta-analysis, opportunity scholarship, international randomized controlled trials, RCT, participant effects

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Private School Choice and Character: More Evidence from Milwaukee

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Feb 2019
Corey DeAngelis and Patrick Wolf
Reason Foundation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 438 (83,691)
Citation 3

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bottom-up reform, school violence, character education, school voucher, private schooling, religious schooling, school choice

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The School Choice Voucher: A 'Get Out of Jail' Card?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2019
Corey DeAngelis and Patrick Wolf
Reason Foundation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 430 (85,525)
Citation 6

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school vouchers, school choice, public program evaluation, crime, non-cognitive skills

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Results of a School Voucher Experiment: The Case of Washington, D.C. After Two Years

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 May 2002
Patrick Wolf, Paul E. Peterson and Martin R. West
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Harvard University - Department of Government (FAS) and Harvard Graduate School of Education
Downloads 396 (94,065)
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Education Policy

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The Effects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program on Student Achievement after Four Years

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-10
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 13 May 2019
Jonathan Mills and Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 313 (122,332)
Citation 7

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school vouchers, school choice, student achievement, randomized control trial

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The Effects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program On Student Achievement after Two Years

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Jonathan Mills and Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 186 (203,486)
Citation 16

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school vouchers, student achievement, randomized control trial, experiment, school choice

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Does Method Matter? Assessing the Correspondence between Experimental and Nonexperimental Results from a School Voucher Program Evaluation

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Kaitlin Anderson and Patrick Wolf
Lehigh University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 160 (231,537)
Citation 4

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school vouchers, school choice, within-study comparison, randomized controlled trial, quasi-experimental design, internal validity, external validity, selection bias

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Bigger Bang, Fewer Bucks? The Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-01
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Reason Foundation, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Aspire Consulting and EduAnalytics, LLC
Downloads 155 (237,832)
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charter school; school choice; school productivity; return-on-investment

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The Effects of Regulations on Private School Choice Program Participation: Experimental Evidence from Florida

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-08
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Oct 2018
Corey DeAngelis, Lindsey Burke and Patrick Wolf
Reason Foundation, The Heritage Foundation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 137 (262,662)
Citation 5

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private school, school choice, school vouchers, schooling supply, regulations

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The Impact of the Louisiana Scholarship Program on Racial Segregation in Louisiana Schools

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 29 Feb 2016
Anna J. Egalite, Jonathan Mills and Patrick Wolf
North Carolina State University - Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Human Development, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 132 (270,221)
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racial segregation; school vouchers; school choice; systemic effects; integration

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Whether to Approve an Education Savings Account Program in Texas: Preventing Crime Does Pay

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-20
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Dec 2016
Corey DeAngelis and Patrick Wolf
Reason Foundation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 128 (276,511)

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education savings account, school choice, education reform, crime prevention, program evaluation, civic education

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A Good Investment: The Updated Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-09
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Apr 2019
Reason Foundation, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Aspire Consulting and EduAnalytics, LLC
Downloads 118 (293,548)
Citation 2

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charter schools,school choice, school funding, school finance

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Does Private Islamic Schooling Promote Terrorism? An Analysis of the Educational Background of Successful American Homegrown Terrorists

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-20
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
M. Danish Shakeel and Patrick Wolf
University of Buckingham and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 105 (318,413)
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terrorism, public schools, private schools, school choice, Islam, madrasa, Muslim, jihadist, right wing, homegrown terrorists

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The Wisconsin Role in the School Choice Movement

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 May 2017
John F. Witte and Patrick Wolf
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 102 (324,576)

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school vouchers, school choice, charter schools, open enrollment, Milwaukee Parental Choice Program, policy innovation, Wisconsin

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Will Democracy Endure Private School Choice? The Effect of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program on Adult Voting Behavior

EDRE Working Paper No. 2018-03
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 May 2018
Corey DeAngelis and Patrick Wolf
Reason Foundation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 97 (335,354)
Citation 4

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school choice, private schooling, democratic education, political participation, civic education, school vouchers

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The Effects of Regulations on Private School Choice Program Participation: Experimental Evidence from California and New York

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-07
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Mar 2019
Corey DeAngelis, Lindsey Burke and Patrick Wolf
Reason Foundation, The Heritage Foundation and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 90 (351,598)
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private school, school choice, school vouchers, schooling supply, regulations

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Measures of Student Non-Cognitive Skills and Political Tolerance after Two Years Of The Louisiana Scholarship Program

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2016
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 81 (374,886)
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school vouchers, non-cognitive skills, conscientiousness, political tolerance, self-esteem, locus of control, civic values

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Blaine it on Politics: The Effect of Anti-Aid Amendments on Private School Choice Programs in the U.S. States

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Patrick Wolf, Richard Komer and Michael McShane
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Downloads 73 (397,756)

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School Choice, Blaine Amendments, Judicial Politics, Federalism

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The Effect of the Louisiana Scholarship Program on College Entrance

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-12
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Apr 2019
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 71 (403,932)
Citation 1

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school choice, school vouchers, student attainment, college entrance, randomized control trial

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When Rights, Incentives, and Institutions All Clash: The Case of School Vouchers And Special Education in Milwaukee

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Patrick Wolf, John F. Witte and David J. Fleming
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and Furman University
Downloads 69 (410,156)

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School Choice, School Vouchers, Special Education

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Cops, Teachers, and the Art of the Impossible: ‎Explaining the Lack of Diffusion of Impossible ‎Job Innovations

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Aug 2010
Patrick Wolf and Robert Maranto
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 68 (413,332)
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Boosting Graduation Rates in Texas Through Education Savings Accounts

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 22 Oct 2016
Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 49 (482,736)

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Education Savings Accounts, school choice, high school graduation, dropout prevention

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Heterogeneous Impacts Across Schools in the First Four Years of the Louisiana Scholarship Program

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-11
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 Apr 2019
Matthew Lee, Jonathan Mills and Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 45 (500,011)
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school vouchers, school choice, student achievement, heterogeneous effects, mediators of education effects

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You Can't Always Get What You Want: Using 'Broken Lotteries' to Check the Validity of Charter School Evaluations Using Matching Designs

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-15
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Lehigh University, Saint Louis University School of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 41 (518,227)
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school choice; charter schools; research methods; student matching

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You Can Often Get What You Want: Assessing the Match between Parent Preferences and Private Schools of Choice

EDRE Working Paper No. 2016-11
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Evan Rhinesmith and Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 33 (558,839)

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School choice, Parental preferences, Milwaukee, MPCP, School characteristics

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Do You Get Cream with Your Choice? Characteristics of Students Who Moved into or Out of the Louisiana Scholarship Program

EDRE Working Paper No. 2019-13
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2019
Yujie Sude and Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 17 (662,891)
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school choice, school movement, cream skimming, student selectivity, survival model

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School Choice around the World and the Lessons We Can Learn

Institute of Economic Affairs
Number of pages: 203 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Newcastle University, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lincoln, Cato Institute, University of Newcastle - School of Education, Communication and Language Sciences, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tallinn University (TLU), Estonian Business School, University of Buckingham, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and West London Free School
Downloads 10 (716,547)

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education, education policy, schooling, school choice, schools, comparative analysis, government policy

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Finding the Right Fit: Recruiting and Retaining Teachers in Milwaukee Choice Schools

Journal of School Choice, 8(1), 113-140. doi:10.1080/15582159.2014.875418
Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
North Carolina State University - Department of Educational Leadership, Policy & Human Development, Portland State University - Sponsored Projects Administration, Patten University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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teacher recruitment, teacher retention, school vouchers, school choice

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School Vouchers in Washington, DC: Achievement Impacts and Their Implications for Social Justice

Educational Research and Evaluation: An International Journal on Theory and Practice 16(2). Special Issue: Education Markets and School Choice. doi: 10.1080/13803611.2010.484974
Posted: 01 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2015
Patrick Wolf
University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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vouchers, social justice, experiment

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Similar Students, Different Choices: Who Uses a School Voucher in an Otherwise Similar Population of Students?

Education and Urban Society, December 2013, 0013124513511268. doi: 10.1177/0013124513511268
Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Furman University, Michigan State University - College of Education, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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High Stakes Choice: Achievement and Accountability in the Nation's Oldest Urban Voucher Program

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 36(4), December 2014, pp. 437-456. doi: 10.3102/0162373714534521
Posted: 19 Sep 2015
University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Political Science, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform, Michigan State University - College of Education, University of Oklahoma and Furman University

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school vouchers, high-stakes testing, accountability

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Customer Satisfaction and Educational Outcomes: Experimental Impacts of the Market-Based Delivery of Public Education

International Public Management Journal. Special Issue: Experiments in Public Management Research, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 265-285, 2015, DOI: 10.1080/10967494.2014.996629
Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 May 2016
Brian Kisida and Patrick Wolf
University of Missouri and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform

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Conducting Experiments in Public Management Research: A Practical Guide

International Public Management Journal. Special Issue: Experiments in Public Management Research, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 323-342. doi:10.1080/10967494.2015.1024905
Posted: 05 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2015
Aarhus University, University of Passau - Business Administration and Economics, Aarhus University, University of Exeter, Department of Politics, School of Public Policy at the University College London, Aarhus University, University of Missouri, School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs at George Mason Universit, University of Exeter, Aarhus University - Department of Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform and University of Arkansas

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