Michah Rothbart

Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs

Selected Papers


Let Them Eat Lunch: The Impact of Universal Free Meals on School Meal Participation, Obesity and Academic Achievement.” Amy Ellen Schwartz and Michah W. Rothbart (Forthcoming). Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Working paper version available.

Does School Finance Reform Reduce the Race Gap in School Funding?” Michah W. Rothbart. Education Finance and Policy

"What a Difference a Grade Makes: Evidence from New York City's Restaurant Grading Policy." Michah W. Rothbart, Amy Ellen Schwartz, Thad Calabrese, Zachary Papper, Tod Mijanovich, Rachel Meltzer, and Diana Silver. Public Administration Review

"What are the Financial Implications of Public Quality Disclosure? Evidence from New York City’s Restaurant Food Safety Grading Policy." Rachel Meltzer, Michah W. Rothbart, Amy Ellen Schwartz, Thad Calabrese, Diana Silver, Tod Mijanovich, and Meryle Weinstein, Public Finance Review 47(1),(2019), pp. 170-201.

“Do Top Dogs Rule in Middle School? Evidence on Bullying, Safety, and Belonging." Amy Ellen Schwartz, Leanna Stiefel, and Michah W. Rothbart, American Educational Research Journal 53(5), (2016). pp.1450-1484.