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

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Scholarly Papers (32)

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
Harvard University, Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 605 (42,278)

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

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

KSG Working Paper No. RWP02-022
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 369 (77,994)

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Education Policy

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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 325 (90,259)

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

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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 210 (141,736)

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

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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 128 (217,083)

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charter school; school choice; school productivity; return-on-investment

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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 119 (229,291)

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

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Evaluating School Vouchers: Evidence from a Within-Study Comparison

EDRE Working Paper No. 2017-10
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 17 May 2017
Kaitlin Anderson and Patrick Wolf
Michigan State University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 118 (230,751)

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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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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 118 (230,751)

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

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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 95 (268,174)

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

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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
Harvard University and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 90 (277,542)

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terrorism, public schools, private schools, school choice, Islam, madrasa, Muslim, jihadist, right wing, homegrown terrorists

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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 90 (277,542)

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racial segregation; school vouchers; school choice; systemic effects; integration

12.

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 80 (298,365)

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

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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 71 (319,619)

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

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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 69 (324,566)

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School Choice, Blaine Amendments, Judicial Politics, Federalism

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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 65 (334,956)

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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 63 (340,452)
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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 58 (354,616)

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school vouchers, non-cognitive skills, conscientiousness, political tolerance, self-esteem, locus of control, civic values

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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 56 (360,686)

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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 48 (386,265)

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

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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 44 (400,120)

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

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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 39 (418,683)

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charter schools,school choice, school funding, school finance

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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, Michigan State University, Saint Louis University School of Education and University of Arkansas - Department of Education Reform
Downloads 28 (466,311)

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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 20 (509,657)

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

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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 15 (538,191)

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school vouchers, school choice, student achievement, heterogeneous effects, mediators of education effects

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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 12 (555,793)

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

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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 5 (597,885)

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school choice, school movement, cream skimming, student selectivity, survival model

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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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