CALDER Researchers Presenting at APPAM 2015

On November 12-14, the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management will be hosting its 37th annual Fall Research Conference in Miami, Florida. CALDER researchers will be well represented among researchers participating in the conference. Here is a full rundown of participating CALDER researchers. A * indicates presenter.

Thursday, November 12, 2015:

The Effects of Targeted Recruitment and Comprehensive Supports for Low-Income High Achievers at Elite Universities: Evidence from Texas Flagships

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 8:30 AM

Michael Lovenheim*, Cornell University, Rodney Andrews, University of Texas, Dallas and Scott Imberman, Michigan State University

The Impact of Incentives to Recruit and Retain Teachers in “Hard-to-Staff” Subjects

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 8:30 AM

Li Feng, Texas State University and Tim Sass*, Georgia State University

The Impact of Teacher Incentives on Student Achievement and Teacher Retention, Recruitment

Thursday, November 12, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

Hanley Chiang*, Mathematica Policy Research and James Wyckoff*, University of Virginia

Multifaceted Aid for Low-Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 8:50 AM

Helen Ladd*, Duke University, Steven W. Hemelt University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Charles Clotfelter, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Pension Reform and the Late-Career Teacher Retention Problem

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 9:10 AM

Cory Koedel, University of Missouri, Shawn Ni, University of Missouri, Columbia and Michael Podgursky*, University of Missouri University of Missouri, Columbia

Effects of Teacher Evaluation and Incentives on Student Achievement: Evidence from DCPS

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 9:30 AM

Melinda Adnot*, University of Virginia, Thomas Dee, Stanford University, Veronica Katz, University of Virginia, and James Wyckoff, University of Virginia

Distribution of teachers and students across schools by teacher and student characteristics

Thursday,November 12, 2015: 1:45 PM-3:15 PM

Helen Ladd*, Duke University and Tim Sass*, Georgia State University

Dual-Credit Courses and the Road to College: Experimental Evidence from Tennessee

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 2:25 PM

Steven W. Hemelt*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Nathaniel Schwartz, Tennessee Department of Education and Susan Dynarski, University of Michigan

Does the Match Matter? Exploring Whether Student Teaching Experiences Affect Teacher Career Paths and Effectiveness

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 2:25 PM

Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington and CALDER, John Krieg, Western Washington University and Roddy Theobald*, Center for Education Data and Research

Examining Spillover Effects from Teach for America Corps Members in Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 3:30 PM

Michael Hansen*, Ben Backes, Victoria Brady and Zeyu Xu, American Institutes for Research

Productivity Spillover and Knowledge Diffusion Among Employees: Evidence from School Teachers

Thursday, November 12, 2015: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Dan Goldhaber*, University of Washington and CALDER, Allison Atteberry*, University of Virginia

Transfer Whom to Where? Positive Spillover from More Effective Peers

Thursday, November 12, 2015 : 3:50 PM

Min Sun*, University of Washington, Susanna Loeb, Stanford University and Jason A. Grissom, Vanderbilt University

Friday, November 13, 2015:

Teacher Evaluation Measures – What Are They Good For?

Friday, November 13, 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM

David Figlio*, Northwestern University and Martin West*, Harvard University

Price Deregulation and Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education: Evidence from Tuition Deregulation in Texas

Friday, November 13, 2015 : 9:30 AM

Rodney Andrews*, University of Texas, Dallas and Kevin Stange, University of Michigan

Teacher Incentive Fund Impacts in Virginia

Friday, November 13, 2015 : 9:30 AM

Allison Atteberry*, University of Colorado - Boulder and James Wyckoff, University of Virginia

Examining the New Teacher Contract: Compensation and Retention in the Context of Waning Union Power

Friday, November 13, 2015: 10:15 AM-11:45 AM

Tim Sass*, Georgia State University and Paul von Hippel*, University of Texas, Austin

The Supply-Side Effects of Price Regulation in Higher Education: Evidence from Tuition Deregulation in Texas

Friday, November 13, 2015 : 10:35 AM

Kevin Stange*, University of Michigan and Rodney Andrews, University of Texas, Dallas

Teacher Turnover and Student Achievement in DC Public Schools

Friday, November 13, 2015 : 11:15 AM

Melinda Adnot, University of Virginia, Thomas Dee, Stanford University, Veronica Katz,, University of Virginia, and James Wyckoff*, University of Virginia

Labor Markets and Effective Teachers

Friday, November 13, 2015: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM

Sarah Crittenden Fuller*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michael Podgursky*, University of Missouri

Charter School Teachers: Effectiveness, Entry and Exit

Friday, November 13, 2015 : 1:50 PM

Umut Ozek*, American Institutes for Research, Celeste Carruthers, University of Tennessee and Kristian Holden, American Institutes for Research

Student Achievement in Online Courses

Friday, November 13, 2015 : 2:30 PM

Cassandra Hart*, University of California, Davis, Brian Jacobs, University of Michigan and Susanna Loeb, Stanford University

Saturday, November 14, 2015:

Back to School: Increases in Maternal Education and Infant Health

Saturday, November 14, 2015 : 8:30 AM

Christina LiCalsi*, American Institutes for Research and David Figlio, Northwestern University

The Common Core Conundrum: To What Extent Should We Worry That Test and Curriculum Changes Will Affect Test-Based Measures of Teacher Performance?

Saturday, November 14, 2015 : 10:35 AM

Ben Backes*, American Institutes for Research, James Cowan, American Institutes for Research, Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington and CALDER, Cory Koedel, University of Missouri and Zeyu Xu, American Institutes for Research

Panel Paper: Screen Twice, Cut Once: Assessing the Predictive Validity of Teacher Selection Tools

Saturday, November 14, 2015 : 2:25 PM

Dan Goldhaber*, University of Washington and CALDER, Cyrus Grout, University of Washington, and Nick Huntington-Klein, University of Washington

You can find out more about APPAM's 2015 Fall Research Conference by visiting their website.