Amy Ellen Schwartz

Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

Syracuse, NY 13244

United States

New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (46)

1.

Does Federally Subsidized Rental Housing Depress Neighborhood Property Values?

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-04; and NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 May 2005
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Chicago - Law School, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
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New Schools, New Leaders: A Study of Principal Turnover and Academic Achievement at New High Schools in New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-09
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Independent, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU), University of Colorado Denver - School of Public Affairs and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Multiple Dimensions of Student Mobility and Implications for Academic Performance: Evidence from New York City Elementary and Middle School Students

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Luis Chalico
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Role of Cities in Providing Housing Assistance: A New York Perspective

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 04-002; NYU, Public Law Research Paper No. 76; and NYU Ctr for Real Estate & Urban Policy Paper No. 2004-2
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Feb 2004
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Chicago - Law School, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
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Housing, Externalities, New York City

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Not Just for Poor Kids: The Impact of Universal Free School Breakfast on Meal Participation and Student Outcomes

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Sep 2011
Independent, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Do Small Schools Improve Performance in Large, Urban Districts? Causal Evidence from New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 1986092
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jan 2012
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Matthew Wiswall
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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education reform, small schools, heterogeneous treatment, instrumental variables

Do Small Schools Improve Performance in Large, Urban Districts? Causal Evidence from New York City

IESP Working Paper No. 04-11
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 25 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2014
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Matthew Wiswall
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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The External Effects of Place-Based Subsidized Housing

NYU, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-05; and NYU Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 05-03
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 May 2005
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and University of Chicago - Law School
Downloads 184 (199,044)
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Development/Revitalization, Externalities, Housing, Neighborhood

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Why Do Some Schools Get More and Others Less? An Examination of School-Level Funding in New York City

Institute of Education and Social Policy Working Paper Series
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Ross Rubenstein and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Can Reorganizing K-8 Education Improve Academic Performance? The Impact of Grade Span on Student Achievement

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2010-06
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 07 Jan 2010
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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School reform, grade span, mobility, student achievement

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Measuring School Efficiency Using School Production Functions

MEASURING SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND RESEARCH, pp. 37-66, L. Stiefel, A.E. Schwartz, R. Rubenstein & J. Zabel, eds., NY: Eye on Education, Inc., 2005
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz and Jeffrey E. Zabel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Measuring School Efficiency Using Cost Functions

MEASURING SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND RESEARCH, pp. 67-92, L. Stiefel, A.E. Schwartz, R. Rubenstein & J. Zabel, eds., NY: Eye on Education, Inc., 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Hella Bel Hadj Amor
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Housing Production Subsidies and Neighborhood Revitalization: New York City's Ten-Year Capital Plan for Housing

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 9, No. 2, June 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Aug 2005
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Chicago - Law School, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
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housing, New York City, community development

13.

Infrastructure in a Structural Model of Economic Growth

NBER Working Paper No. w4824
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2000 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2021
Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Amy Ellen Schwartz
Syracuse University and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Language Proficiency and Home Languages of Students in New York City Elementary and Middle Schools

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Dylan Conger
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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elementary schools, middle schools, LEP students, student language proficiency, English proficiency, education, NYC students, NYC schools

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Closing the Black-White Achievement Gap in High School: An Assessment of Evidence on Interventions to Improve Test Scores and College Prospects of African American Students

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-12
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Independent, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Cigarettes and Alcohol: Substitutes or Complements?

NBER Working Paper No. w7535
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 07 Apr 2000 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2010
Sandra L. Decker and Amy Ellen Schwartz
International Longevity Center and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Does Small High School Reform Lift Urban Districts? Evidence from NYC

National Center on Scaling Up Effective Schools (NCSU) Conference, June 2012, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 1996702
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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education reform, small schools

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Who are Our Students? A Statistical Portrait of Immigrant Students in New York City Elementary and Middle Schools

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Dylan Conger, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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NYC schools, education, immigration, immigrant students, elementary schools, middle schools

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Fifth Year Evaluation Report for the Cornerstone Literacy Initiative

Number of pages: 157 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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literacy reform

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The Cornerstone of Change: Lessons from a School Reform Initiative

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
New York University (NYU), New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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literacy reform

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The New York City Aspiring Principals Program: A School-Level Evaluation

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-07
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 02 Jul 2011
Meryle Weinstein, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Sean P. Corcoran
Independent, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Spatial Productivity Spillovers from Public Infrastructure: Evidence from State Highways

NBER Working Paper No. w5004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2021
Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Amy Ellen Schwartz
Syracuse University and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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School Performance and Resource Use: The Role of Districts in New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 1059802
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
Patrice M. Iatarola, Leanna Stiefel and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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school districts, education, school performance, elementary schools, middle schools, school accountability

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Mission Matters: The Cost of Small High Schools Revisited

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2010-08
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2010
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and CUNY Office of Policy Research
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Why and How Does Source Country Matter? The Effects of Home Countries and Immigrant Communities on Foreign-Born Student Achievement

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Dylan Conger, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Fourth Year Evaluation Report for the Cornerstone Literacy Initiative

Number of pages: 120 Posted: 19 Dec 2007
Dana Lockwood, Ellie Hanlon, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Norm Fruchter
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Annenberg Institute for School Reform
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literacy reform

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Adjusted Measures of School Performance: A Cross-State Perspective

MEASURING SCHOOL PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY: IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE AND RESEARCH, pp. 17-36, L. Stiefel, A.E. Schwartz, R. Rubenstein & J. Zabel, eds., NY: Eye on Education, Inc., 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Independent
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Do Immigrants Differ from Migrants? Disentangling the Impact of Mobility on High School Completion and Performance

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Dylan Conger
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Does Small High School Reform Life Urban Districts? Evidence from New York City

Educational Researcher, pp. 1-12, 2015, DOI: 10.3102/0013189X15579187, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2611777
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 May 2015
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Matthew Wiswall
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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econometric analysis, educational reform, high schools, regression analyses, school reform, small schools, systemic effects, quasi-experimental analysis, urban high schools, urban education

State Infrastructure and Productive Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w3981
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jul 2001 Last Revised: 20 May 2021
Catherine J. Morrison Paul and Amy Ellen Schwartz
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
Downloads 30 (573,049)
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State Infrastructure and Productive Performance

AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, Vol. 86, No. 5, December 1996
Posted: 25 Feb 1997
Catherine J. Morrison Paul and Amy Ellen Schwartz
University of California, Davis - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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Urban Advantage Interim Report

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-14
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Jun 2011
Independent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy
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Best Schools, Worst Schools and Efficiency: A Reconciliation and Assessment of Alternative Classification Systems

Developments in School Finance, pp. 81-101, 2004
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Nov 2009
Leanna Stiefel, Hella Bel Hadj Amor and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Making Summer Matter: The Impact of Youth Employment on Academic Performance

NBER Working Paper No. w21470
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 18 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2021
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Jacob Leos-Urbel and Matthew Wiswall
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics
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Weighting for Adequacy (Commentary)

Education Week, Vol. 25, No. 44, pp. 32-34, 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Ross Rubenstein, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Subgroup Reporting and School Segregation

Education Week, Vol. 24, No. 28, p. 31, March 2005
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 19 Nov 2009
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Colin C. Chellman
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and CUNY Office of Policy Research
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Public Education in the Dynamic City: Lessons from New York City

Economic Policy Review, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 157-172, 2005, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716153
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Using Adjusted Performance Measures for Evaluating Resource Use

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Mar 2004
Leanna Stiefel, Ross Rubenstein and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Does School Lunch Fill the “Snap Gap” at the End of the Month?

NBER Working Paper No. w25486
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2021
Agustina Laurito and Amy Ellen Schwartz
University of Illinois at Chicago and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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Does High School Size Matter for Risky Behaviors and Mental Health of Low-Income Teenagers? Evidence from New York City

NYU Wagner Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Aug 2019
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), New York University (NYU) - New York University, Dean, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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small high school, instrumental variable, youth pregnancy, youth violence, mental disorder, substance abuse

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Equity and Accountability: The Impact of State Accountability Systems on School Finance

Public Budgeting & Finance, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 1-22, Fall 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Aug 2008
Ross Rubenstein, Sonali Ballal, Leanna Stiefel and Amy Ellen Schwartz
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research
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School Budgeting and School Performance: The Impact of New York City's Performance Driven Budgeting Initiative

Journal of Education Finance, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 403-424, 2003, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2717548
Posted: 18 Jan 2016
Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz, Dae Yeop Kim and Carole Portas
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Independent and Independent

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Small Schools, Large Districts: Small School Reform and New York City's Students

Teachers College Record, 2008, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2687210
Posted: 18 Jan 2016
New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and CUNY Office of Policy Research

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Does Municipally Subsidized Housing Improve School Quality? Evidence from New York City

Journal of the American Planning Association, Vol. 77, No. 2, pp. 127-141, 2011, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716685
Posted: 16 Jan 2016
CUNY Office of Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU), Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Immigrant and Native-Born Differences in School Stability and Special Education: Evidence from New York City

International Migration Review, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 403-432, June 2007, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716680
Posted: 16 Jan 2016
Leanna Stiefel, Dylan Conger and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Institute for Education and Social Policy and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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From Districts to Schools: The Distribution of Resources Across Schools in Big City School Districts

Symposium on Education Finance and Organization Structure in NYS Schools, Albany, NY, March 2004, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2715832
Posted: 14 Jan 2016
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel and Ross Rubenstein
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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From Districts to Schools: The Distribution of Resources Across Schools in Big City School Districts

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 26, pp. 532-545, 2007, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2716091
Posted: 15 Jan 2016
Ross Rubenstein, Amy Ellen Schwartz and Leanna Stiefel
Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Immigrants and the Distribution of Resources within an Urban School District

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Winter 2004, Vol. 26, No. 4, pp. 303-328, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2715814
Posted: 14 Jan 2016
Leanna Stiefel and Amy Ellen Schwartz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Syracuse University - Center for Policy Research

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