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2018

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Who Benefits From Economic Development Incentives? How Incentive Effects on Local Incomes and the Income Distribution Vary with Different Assumptions about Incentive Policy and the Local Economy, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Upjohn Institute Technical Reports

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Improving Economic Development Incentives, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Upjohn Institute Policy Briefs

Update of the Analysis of the Current and Future Talent Needs for the TALENT 2025 Region with a Special focus on the Emerging Workforce, George Erickcek , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

An Evaluation of Reading Recovery in Kalamazoo Public Schools, Brad J. Hershbein , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

Longer-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise: College Enrollment, Persistence, and Completion, Brad J. Hershbein , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

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Are Teacher Pensions "Hazardous" for Schools?, Patten Priestley Mahler
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

2016

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Investing in Schools: Capital Spending, Facility Conditions, and Student Achievement (Revised and Edited), Paco Martorell, Kevin Stange, and Isaac McFarlin Jr.
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

2015

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Intergovernmental (Dis)incentives, Free-Riding, Teacher Salaries and Teacher Pensions, Maria D. Fitzpatrick
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Did No Child Left Behind Affect Teacher Attendance?: Evidence from North Carolina, Seth Gershenson
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences, Seth Gershenson
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Who Believes in Me? The Effect of Student-Teacher Demographic Match on Teacher Expectations, Seth Gershenson, Stephen B. Holt, and Nicholas Papageorge
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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The Role of Performance Management in Good Governance and Its Application in Public Education, Carolyn J. Heinrich
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

A Study of the Impact of Michigan’s K-12 Educational Funding on Student Achievement Gaps, Kevin Hollenbeck , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

A Study of the Impact of Michigan’s K-12 Educational Funding on Student Achievement Gaps (Skillman Grant No. 201400169), Kevin Hollenbeck , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

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The Road Toward K-12 Excellence in Michigan, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Presentations

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The Road Toward K-12 Excellence in Michigan: How an Upgraded Financing System Can Better Support Enhanced Student Achievement, Kevin Hollenbeck, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, Brad J. Hershbein, and Michelle Miller-Adams
Publication: Reports

Educational Initiatives in KPS, Marta Lachowska , Co-Principal Investigator and Timothy J. Bartik , Co-Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

2014

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The Effects of Doubling Instruction Efforts on Middle School Students' Achievement: Evidence from a Multiyear Regression-Discontinuity Design, Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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The Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship, Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
Publication: Journal Articles

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Improving the Implementation and Effectiveness of Out-of-School-Time Tutoring, Carolyn J. Heinrich, Patricia Burch, Annalee Good, Rudy Acosta, Huiping Cheng, Marcus Dillender, Christi Kirshbaum, Hiren Nisar, and Mary Stewart
Publication: Journal Articles

Evaluation of KPS Summer Reading Program, Brad J. Hershbein , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

2013

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Effects of the Pre-K Program of Kalamazoo County Ready 4s on Kindergarten Entry Test Scores: Estimates Based on Data from the Fall of 2011 and the Fall of 2012, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Family Income, Student Achievement, and Educational Costs, Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Presentations

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The Short-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on Student Outcomes, Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
Publication: Book Chapters

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The Impact of the Kalamazoo Promise on College Choice: An Analysis of Kalamazoo Area Math and Science Center Graduates, Michelle Miller-Adams and Bridget Timmeney
Publication: Upjohn Institute Policy Papers

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Preschool Teaching at a Crossroads, Marcy Whitebook
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

2012

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Beating the Odds, Michael F. Addonizio and C. Philip Kearney
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

Education Reform and the Limits of Policy: Lessons from Michigan, Michael F. Addonizio and C. Philip Kearney
Publication: Upjohn Press

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Introduction [to Education Reform and the Limits of Policy], Michael F. Addonizio and C. Philip Kearney
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

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The Short-Term Effects of the Kalamazoo Promise Scholarship on Student Outcomes, Timothy J. Bartik and Marta Lachowska
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Will an increased focus on the market economy and global competition in K-12 public education prepare students to succeed economically?, Kevin Hollenbeck and Casey E. George-Jackson
Publication: Book Chapters

2011

Kalamazoo Area College Access Network (KACAN) Planning Grant, Randall W. Eberts , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

2012 Supplemental Education Services Online Survey, Kevin Hollenbeck , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

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Conducting Return on Investment Analyses for Secondary and Postsecondary CTE: A Framework, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

2010

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The Kalamazoo Promise, and Enrollment and Achievement Trends in Kalamazoo Public Schools, Timothy J. Bartik, Randall W. Eberts, and Wei-Jang Huang
Publication: Conference Papers

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EFE-Sponsored* Data Collection Activities, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

2009

Evaluation of Reading Recovery in the Kalamazoo Public Schools, Randall W. Eberts , Principal Investigator
Publication: Current & Recent Research Projects

Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes among White and Minority Youth, Carolyn J. Hill, Harry J. Holzer, and Henry Chen
Publication: Upjohn Press

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Introduction [to Against the Tide: Household Structure, Opportunities, and Outcomes among White and Minority Youth], Carolyn J. Hill, Harry J. Holzer, and Henry Chen
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

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Boosting the Economy through Career and Technical Education, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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An Alternative Pathway to a High School Diploma is Needed, Kevin Hollenbeck and Timothy J. Bartik
Publication: Testimonies

2008

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Net Impact Analysis of Reading Recovery® in Kalamazoo Public Schools: Concept and Preliminary Findings, Randall W. Eberts and Wei-Jang Huang
Publication: Presentations

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2007 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason Preuss
Publication: Reports

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2008 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason Preuss
Publication: Reports

2007

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Locus of Control and Human Capital Investment Revisited, Merve Cebi
Publication: Journal Articles

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Teachers Unions and Student Performance: Help or Hindrance?, Randall W. Eberts
Publication: Journal Articles

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2006 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason Preuss
Publication: Reports

2006

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Graduation Requirements, Skills, Postsecondary Education, and the Michigan Economy, Timothy J. Bartik and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Testimonies

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An Examination of Student Achievement in Michigan Charter Schools, Randall W. Eberts and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Book Chapters

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Some Perspectives on and Examples of Business Education Collaboration for Workforce Development, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Presentations

2005

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2005 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason Preuss
Publication: Reports

2004

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Teacher Unions: Outcomes and Reform Initiatives, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, and Joe Allan Stone
Publication: Book Chapters

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Accountability Systems in School-To-Work, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Student Achievement and CTE, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Presentations

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A Database Accountability System for The Michigan Career Preparation System, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason M. Preuss
Publication: Reports

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2004 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason M. Preuss
Publication: Reports

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An Overview of the U.S. Child Care Industry, Marcy Whitebook and Laura Sakai
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

By a Thread: How Child Care Centers Hold On to Teachers, How Teachers Build Lasting Careers, Marcy Whitebook and Laura Sakai
Publication: Upjohn Press

2003

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Net Impact and Benefit-Cost Estimates of the Workforce Development System in Washington State, Kevin Hollenbeck and Wei-Jang Huang
Publication: Upjohn Institute Technical Reports

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2003 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason M. Preuss
Publication: Reports

2002

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How Important are Classroom Peer Effects? Evidence from Boston's Metco Program, Joshua David Angrist and Kevin Lang
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Impact of Charter School Attendance on Student Achievement in Michigan, Randall W. Eberts and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Teacher Performance Incentives and Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, and Joe Allan Stone
Publication: Journal Articles

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Teacher Performance Incentives, Collective Bargaining, and Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, and Joe Allan Stone
Publication: Book Chapters

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Teachers' Unions: Outcomes and Reform Initiatives, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, and Joe Allan Stone
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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A Career Preparation System Accountability System, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Estimates of the Net Impact of Career Technical Education in Washington, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Conference Papers

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2002 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Jason M. Preuss
Publication: Reports

2001

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An Examination of Student Achievement in Michigan Charter Schools, Randall W. Eberts and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Raising Academic Achievement in Michigan's K-12 Schools, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Presentations

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2001 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Noyna DebBurman
Publication: Reports

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High School Career Academies, Nan L. Maxwell and Victor Rubin
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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Does Charter School Attendance Improve Test Scores?: Comments and Reactions on the Arizona Achievement Study, Christopher Nelson and Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

2000

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Teacher Performance Incentives and Student Outcomes, Randall W. Eberts, Kevin Hollenbeck, and Joe Allan Stone
Publication: Upjohn Institute Working Papers

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Career Aspirations and Knowledge about Career and Technical Education of Kalamazoo County 8th and 9th Grade Students, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Analysis of KAAAP Through the 1998/1999 School Year, Kevin Hollenbeck and Noyna DebBurman
Publication: Reports

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 2000 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck and Noyna DebBurman
Publication: Reports

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Use and Effectiveness of Formal Course and Career Planning Forms in Secondary Schools in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District, Kevin Hollenbeck and Noyna DebBurman
Publication: Upjohn Institute Technical Reports

High School Career Academies: A Pathway to Education Reform in Urban School Districts?, Nan L. Maxwell and Victor Rubin
Publication: Upjohn Press

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Introduction [to High School Career Academies], Nan L. Maxwell and Victor Rubin
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

1999

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 1999 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Development of Core Indicators of the Impact of Career Preparation in the South Central Michigan Works! Region, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Upjohn Institute Technical Reports

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Test Score Differentials and Returns to Literacy Across Race/Gender Groups, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Presentations

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Kalamazoo County (MI) Education for Employment surveys, Kevin Hollenbeck and Irv Cumming
Publication: Conference Papers

1998

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 1998 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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An Analysis of 4th and 5th Grade MEAP Results at Elementary Schools in Southwest Michigan, Kevin Hollenbeck and Kristine Kracker
Publication: Reports

1997

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Introduction [to Teacher Pay and Teacher Quality], Dale Ballou and Michael Podgursky
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

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Teacher Pay and Teacher Quality, Dale Ballou and Michael John Podgursky
Publication: Upjohn Press

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 1996 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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Assessment of Kalamazoo County's Education for Employment (EFE) Programs Using 1997 Survey Data, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Reports

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School-to-Work: Promise and Effectiveness, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

1996

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Toward Quality Programs for At-Risk Youth, Susan P. Curnan, Alan Melchior, and Alan Zuckerman
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters

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An Evaluation of the Manufacturing Technology Partnership (MTP) Program, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Upjohn Institute Technical Reports

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Bridging the Gap, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Periodical Articles

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Evaluation of School-to-Work Programs: Where We're at and Where We Should be at as We Build Systems, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Conference Papers

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In Their Own Words: Student Perspectives on School-To-Work Opportunities, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: External Papers and Reports

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School-to-Work Programs to Facilitate Youth Employment and Learning, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Employment Research Newsletter

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Testimony Prepared for Public Hearings on Development of a Statewide School-to-Work System, Kevin Hollenbeck
Publication: Testimonies

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School-To-Work Transition Programs, Kevin Hollenbeck and Bridget F. Timmeney
Publication: Book Chapters

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Ethnic Differences in School Departure: Does Youth Employment Promote or Undermine Educational Attainment?, Marta Tienda and Avner Ahituv
Publication: Upjohn Press Book Chapters