Education Finance and Accountability Program (EFAP)
The Jerry Miner Lecture Series
This annual lecture is sponsored by EFAP and named in honor of Emeritus Professor Jerry Miner, an EFAP faculty associate who is widely known for his research in public finance in general and education finance in particular, and who may be the only person
on earth who understands the New York State Education aid formulas.
April 12, 2018 - Jerry Miner
Dynarski is a professor of public policy, education and economics at the University of Michigan, where she holds appointments at the Gerald R.
Ford School of Public Policy, School of Education, Department of Economics and Institute for Social Research and serves as co-director of the Education
“Increasing Economic Diversity at a Flagship University: Results from a Large-Scale, Randomized Trial”
The Lecture will be held:
426 Eggers Hall
CPR Large Conference Room
April 27, 2017 - Jerry Miner
Scott Imberman Michigan State University, Department of Educational Administration
“The Roles of Neonatal Health and Race in Special Education Identification."
2016 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Richard Murnane from Harvard University.
“The Consequences of Educational Reform in Chile: Lessons for the U.S. School Choice Debate.”
April 9, 2015 - Jerry Miner
Harris (Associate Professor of Economics, University Endowed Chair in Public Education, Director, Education Research Alliance for New
Orleans, Tulane University)
Dr. Harris will present the results from several of his papers on the question: What have been the effects of the New Orleans school reforms? The papers
can be found here.
April 24, 2014 - Jerry Miner
Charles Clotfelter (Duke University)
"Colleges and Their Customers: The Market for Baccalaureate Education in The Age of Merit and Disparity"
April 26, 2013 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series
(NYU Institute for Education and Social Policy)
"The Effect of Breakfast in the Classroom on Obesity and Academic Performance: Evidence from New York City"
April 5, 2012 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Henry Levin (Teachers College, Columbia University)
"The Utility and Need for Incorporating Non-Cognitive Skills into Large Scale Educational Assessments"
March 10, 2011- Jerry Miner Lecture Series
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"
March 11, 2010- Jerry Miner
Baker (Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)
"Exploring the Intersection of Within and Between District Disparities in Education"
"Premature celebrations: The persistence of inter-district funding disparities"
"Rearranging Deck Chairs in Dallas: Contextual Constraints and Within District Resource Allocation in Urban Texas School Districts
April 16, 2009- Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Andrew Reschovsky (University of Wisconsin-Madison and Visiting Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)
"Modeling School Finance Reform"
March 27, 2008- Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Steven Rivkin (Amherst College)
"School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap"
April 5, 2007- Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Thomas Downes (Tufts University)
"Alternative Revenue Generation in Vermont Public Schools: Raising Funds Outside the Tax Base to Support Public Education"
April 13, 2006- Jerry Miner Lecture Series
James Wyckoff (SUNY-Albany)
"How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement"
2005 Teacher Quality and Teacher Retention
John Yinger and Jan Ondrich of Syracuse University hosted the conference during the Spring Maxwell Policy Research Symposium
April 28, 2005 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Stiefel (NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service)
"Disentangling the Racial Test Score Gap: Probing the Evidence in a Large Urban School District”