7th Annual CALDER Conference

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 08:00 to 16:30
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 08:30 to 16:45
American Institutes for Research

Summary

On Thursday, January 23rd and Friday, January 24th 2014, the National Center for the Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER) held its Seventh Annual Research Conference.

This year’s conference brought together policy analysts and prominent scholars in education research to examine how policies in grades K-12 and postsecondary relate to later outcomes including postsecondary and workplace outcomes. 

2014 CALDER Conference Materials

We invite you to learn more about the 2014 Annual CALDER Conference proceedings using the resources below: 

• Conference Highlights
• Full conference schedule - Below


Conference presentations:

Welcome
Jane Hannaway, American Institutes for Research/CALDER

PANEL I: More on Teachers

Chair/Discussant: Steve Rivkin, University of Illinois, Chicago

Teacher Churning and Student Achievement
Allison Atteberry, University of Virginia
Susanna Loeb, Stanford University/CALDER
Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia/CALDER
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation

More than Content: The Role of English Language Arts Teachers in Students' Long-Term Knowledge
Benjamin Master, Stanford University
Susanna Loeb, Stanford University/CALDER
Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia/CALDER
PDF Paper | Presentation

Knocking on the Door to the Teaching Profession? Modeling the Entry of Prospective Teachers into the Workforce
Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington - Bothell/CALDER
John Krieg, Western Washington University
Roddy Theobald, University of Washington - Bothell
PDF Paper | Presentation

The Efficiency Implications of Using Proportional Evaluations to Shape the Teaching Workforce
Cory Koedel, University of Missouri/CALDER
Jiaxi Li, University of Missouri
PDF Paper | Presentation

Questions from the Floor


PANEL II

Chair/Discussant: Susanna Loeb, Stanford University/CALDER

Returns to Teachers in NC Middle Schools
Helen (Sunny) Ladd, Duke University/CALDER
Lucy Sorensen, Duke University
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation

Right-sizing the Classroom: Making the Most of Great Teachers
Michael Hansen, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
PDF Paper | Presentation

Charter School Market Dynamics and School Quality
Eric Hanushek, Stanford University/CALDER
Steve Rivkin, University of Illinois - Chicago/CALDER
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation

Questions from the Floor


PANEL III: Pensions

Chair/Discussant: Kim Rueben, The Urban Institute |Live Introduction

The Determinants of Pension System Choice for Public School Teachers
Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington - Bothell/CALDER
Cyrus Grout, University of Washington - Bothell
PDF Paper | Presentation | Live Presentation

How Well Do Teacher Pension Plans Serve Charter and Urban Teachers
Michael Podgursky, University of Missouri - Columbia/CALDER
Cory Koedel, University of Missouri/CALDER
Shawn Ni, University of Missouri
P. Brett Xiang, University of Missouri
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation PDF | Live Presentation
Questions from the Floor
Live Questions


Moderated Discussion I: Policy/Practice Implications of Project IMPACT Findings

Incentives, Selection, and Teacher Performance: Evidence from IMPACT
Review of Research Findings:

Thomas Dee, Stanford University
Jim Wyckoff, University of Virginia/CALDER
PDF Paper | Presentation

ModeratorJane Hannaway, American Institutes for Research/CALDER

Panelists:
Kaya Henderson, Chancellor, DCPS (Invited)
Andrew Rotherham, Bellwether Associates
Timothy Daly, President, The New Teacher Project

Live Presentation


PANEL IV: College and Earnings

Chair/Discussant: Jacob Vigdor, Duke University/CALDER

Do Students' College Major Choices Respond to Changes in Wages
Mark C. Long, University of Washington
Dan Goldhaber, University of Washington/CALDER
Nick Huntington-Klein, University of Washington
PDF Paper Presentation | Live Presentation

Quantile Treatment Effects of College Quality on Earnings: Evidence from Administrative Data in Texas
Rodney J. Andrews, University of Texas at Dallas/CALDER
Jing Li, University of Tulsa
Michael F. Lovenheim, Cornell University
PDF Paper | Presentation | Live Presentation

Questions from the Floor
Live Questions


PANEL V: College Persistence

Chair/Discussant: Harry Holzer, Georgetown University/CALDER

Access, Persistance, and Graduation in North Carolina's Public Universities
Charles Clotfelter, Duke University/CALDER
Helen (Sunny) Ladd, Duke University/CALDER
Jacob Vigdor, Duke University/CALDER
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation | Live Presentation

America's Dropout Epidemic: Understanding the College Drop-Out Population
Erin Dunlop Velez, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
PDF Paper Presentation | Live Presentation

Questions from the Floor
 


PANEL VI: Pre-College Inputs
 

Chair/Discussant: Eric Hanushek, Stanford University/CALDER<

The Effect of Banning Affirmative Action on Human Capital Accumulation Prior to College Entry
Benjamin Backes, American Institutes for Research/CALDER
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation | Live Presentation

Charter High Schools' Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings
Kevin Booker, Mathematica Policy Research
Tim Sass, Georgia State University/CALDER
Brian Gill, Mathematica Policy Research
Ron Zimmer, Vanderbilt University
PDF Paper Presentation | Live Presentation

A Population-Level Study of the Effects of Early Intervention for Autism
David Figlio, Northwestern University/CALDER
Janet Currie, Princeton University
Joshua Goodman, Harvard University
Claudia Perisco, Northwestern University
Jeffrey Roth, University of Florida/CALDER
PDF Paper coming soon | Presentation coming soon | Live presentation coming soon

Questions from the Floor
Live Questions


Moderated Discussion II: The Postsecondary-Labor Market Nexus: Unanswered Questions
 

Moderator: Harry Holzer, Georgetown University/CALDER

Sarena Goodman, Federal Reserve Board
Rodney Andrews, University of Texas at Dallas/CALDER
Tony Carnevale, Georgetown University/CALDER Advisor

Live Discussion

Contact Info: 
Vicky Brady
vbrady@air.org
202-403-5795
Sponsors: 
CALDER
AIR