Education Finance and Accountability Program (EFAP) 

The Jerry Miner Lecture Series Archive

Past lecturers include:

2019. Eugenia Toma (Martin School of Public Policy & Administration at the University of Kentucky). "Rural School Policy: Focus on Kentucky School Reform."

2018. Susan Dynarski (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, School of Education, Department of Economics and Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, and the Education Policy Initiative). "Increasing Economic Diversity at a Flagship University: Results from a Large-Scale, Randomized Trial."

2017. Scott Imberman (Michigan State University, Department of Educational Administration). "The Roles of Neonatal Health and Race in Special Education Identification."

2016. Richard Murnane (Harvard University). "The Consequences of Educational Reform in Chile: Lessons for the U.S. School Choice Debate."

2015. Douglas Harris (Tulane University). Dr. Harris presented the results from several of his papers on the question: What have been the effects of the New Orleans school reforms? 

2014. Charles Clotfelter (Duke University). "Colleges and Their Customers: The Market for Baccalaureate Education in The Age of Merit and Disparity."

2013. Amy Schwartz (NYU Institute for Education and Social Policy). "The Effect of Breakfast in the Classroom on Obesity and Academic Performance: Evidence from New York City."

2012. Henry Levin (Teachers College, Columbia University). "The Utility and Need for Incorporating Non-Cognitive Skills into Large Scale Educational Assessments."

2011. John Bishop. (Department of Human Resource Studies at the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University). "An Economic Theory of Academic Engagement Norms: The Struggle for Popularity and Normative Hegemony in Secondary Schools."

2010. Bruce Baker (Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey). "Exploring the Intersection of Within and Between District Disparities in Education."

2009. Andrew Reschovsky (University of Wisconsin-Madison and Visiting Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy). "Modeling School Finance Reform."

2008. Steven Rivkin (Amherst College). "School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap."

2007. Thomas Downes (Tufts University). "Alternative Revenue Generation in Vermont Public Schools: Raising Funds Outside the Tax Base to Support Public Education."

2006. James Wyckoff (SUNY-Albany). "How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement."

2005. John Yinger and Jan Ondrich (Syracuse University). Teacher Quality and Teacher Retention Conference hosted during the Spring Maxwell Policy Research Symposium.

2005. Leanna Stiefel (NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service). "Disentangling the Racial Test Score Gap: Probing the Evidence in a Large Urban School District.”