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Education Finance and Accountability Program
"Helping Children Left Behind: State Aid and the Pursuit of Educational Equity" This book provides an overview and five case studies of school finance reform; a resource for scholars, public officials and others interested in education finance reform.
Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Sponsored by EFAP, this lecture series is named in honor of Professor Emeritus Jerry Miner, a faculty associate widely known for his research in public and education finance.
Our next lecture invites Susanna Loeb, professor of international and public affairs at Brown University and director of the Annenberg Institute. Loeb's research focuses broadly on education policy and its role in improving educational opportunities for students.
It's Elementary: Analysis of Education Policy, a column by John Yinger
Recognition from the Association for Education Finance and Policy
The Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) facilitates communication between and among various organizations and individuals in education finance and policy, including academicians, researchers, policymakers, practitioners, administrators and teachers.
Outstanding Dissertation Awards to EFAP faculty andstudents
Phuong Nguyen-Hoang '12 Ph.D. (PA), "Three Essays on Education Policy and Finance"
Emily Pas Isenberg '08 Ph.D. (Econ), "Essays on Teacher Labor Markets and Educational Disparities"
Robert Bifulco '03 Ph.D. (PA), "Do Whole-School Reform Models Boost Student Performance: Evidence from New York City"
Anna Lukemeyer '01 Ph.D. (PA), "Education Finance Equity: Judicial Treatment of Key Issues and Impact of That Treatment on Reform"
Ross H. Rubenstein, "School-Level Budgeting and Resource Allocation in the Chicago Schools: Processes and Results"
Conference Presentations by EFAP faculty and students
Katherine Michelmore, "Large-Scale Policies to Reduce Income Gaps in College Enrollment: Evidence from the HAIL Scholarship and the Go Blue Guarantee"
Michah W. Rothbart, "Public Pre-Kindergarten Availability and Children’s School Readiness: Which Students Benefit?"
Michah W. Rothbart, "The Impact of Pork-Barrel Capital Funding in Schools"
Michah W. Rothbart, "Achievement Gaps from Day 1? Evidence on School Readiness by Economic Disadvantage and Race"
Selection of Dissertations by EFAP Graduate Students
Alex Bogin, Federal Housing Finance Agency
"Three Essays on the Property Value Impact of Neighborhood Disamenities"
Christian Buerger, Indiana University
"Unintended Consequences of Charter School Programs"
Emily Gutierrez, The Urban Institute
"Three Essays on The Economically Disadvantaged"
Phuong Hoang Nguyen, University of Iowa
"Three Essays on Education Policy and Finance"
Sun Jung Oh, Korea Labor Institute
"Three Essays on The Impact Of Student Assignment Policies"
Ryan Yeung, Hunter College
"The Effect of Immigrant Composition on Student Outcomes"