Dr. Tim Sass

Recent and Selected Publications

“Licensure and Worker Quality:  A Comparison of Alternate Routes to Teaching,” 58 Journal of Law and Economics (February 2015).

“Skills, Productivity and the Evaluation of Teacher Performance” (with Douglas Harris), 40 Economics of Education Review 183-204 (June 2014).
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“Value-Added Models and the Measurement of Teacher Productivity” (with Anastasia Semykina and Douglas N. Harris), 38 Economics of Education Review 9-23 (February 2014).
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“Where You Come From or Where You Go?  Distinguishing Between School Quality and the Effectiveness of Teacher Preparation Program Graduates” (with Kata Mihaly, Daniel McCaffrey and J.R. Lockwood), 8 Education Finance and Policy 459-493 (Fall 2013).
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“What Makes Special-Education Teachers Special?  Teacher Training and Achievement of Students with Disabilities” (with Li Feng). 36 Economics of Education Review 122-134 (October 2013).
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“Classroom Peer Effects and Student Achievement,” (with Mary A. Burke), 31 Journal of Labor Economics 51-82 (January 2013).
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“A Review of Stata Routines for Fixed Effects Estimation” (with Daniel F. McCaffrey, J.R. Lockwood and Kata Mihaly), 12 Stata Journal 406-432 (October 2012).
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“Comparison of the Value Added of Teachers in High-Poverty Schools and Teachers in Lower Poverty Schools” (with Li Feng, David Figlio, Jane Hannaway and Zeyu Xu), 72 Journal of Urban Economics 104-122 (September/November 2012).
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“The Productivity of Elected and Appointed Officials:  The Case of School Superintendents” (with Mark Partridge), 149 Public Choice, 133-149 (October 2011).
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“Teacher Training, Teacher Quality and Student Achievement” (with Douglas N. Harris), 95 Journal of Public Economics 798-812 (August 2011).
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“The Effects of Charter High Schools on Educational Attainment” (with Kevin Booker, Brian Gill and Ron Zimmer), 29 Journal of Labor Economics 377-415 (April 2011).
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“Centering and Reference Groups for Estimates of Fixed Effects:  Modifications to felsdvreg” (with Kata Mihaly, Daniel F. McCaffrey and J.R. Lockwood), 10 Stata Journal 82-103 (2010).
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“The Inter-temporal Variability of Teacher Effect Estimates” (with Daniel F. McCaffrey, J.R. Lockwood and Kata Mihaly), 4 Education Finance and Policy 572-606 (Fall 2009).
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“The Effects of NBPTS-Certified Teachers on Student Achievement” (with Douglas Harris), 28 Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 55-80 (Winter 2009).
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“Charter Schools and Student Achievement in Florida,” 1 Education Finance and Policy 91-122 (Winter 2006).
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