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First Name: Richard
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Murnane
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RePEc Short-ID: pmu87

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(50%) Harvard Graduate School of Education
Homepage: http://www.gse.harvard.edu/
Location: USA, Cambridge, MA.
(50%) National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://www.nber.org/
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Phone: 617-868-3900
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Postal: 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
Handle: RePEc:edi:nberrus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Richard J. Murnane & Alejandro J. Ganimian, 2014. "Improving Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: Lessons from Rigorous Evaluations," NBER Working Papers 20284, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Richard J. Murnane, 2013. "U.S High School Graduation Rates: Patterns and Explanations," NBER Working Papers 18701, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. John P. Papay & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2011. "How Performance Information Affects Human-Capital Investment Decisions: The Impact of Test-Score Labels on Educational Outcomes," NBER Working Papers 17120, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. John P. Papay & John B. Willett & Richard J. Murnane, 2011. "High-School Exit Examinations and the Schooling Decisions of Teenagers: A Multi-Dimensional Regression-Discontinuity Analysis," NBER Working Papers 17112, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Jennifer L. Steele & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2009. "Do Financial Incentives Help Low-Performing Schools Attract and Keep Academically Talented Teachers? Evidence from California," NBER Working Papers 14780, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Richard J. Murnane, 2008. "Educating Urban Children," NBER Working Papers 13791, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. John P. Papay & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2008. "The Consequences of High School Exit Examinations for Struggling Low-Income Urban Students: Evidence from Massachusetts," NBER Working Papers 14186, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Lindsay C. Page & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2008. "Trends in the Black-White Achievement Gap:Clarifying the Meaning of Within- and Between-School Achievement Gaps," NBER Working Papers 14213, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Raegen T. Miller & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2007. "Do Teacher Absences Impact Student Achievement? Longitudinal Evidence from One Urban School District," NBER Working Papers 13356, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Richard J. Murnane & Richard R. Nelson, 2005. "Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations," NBER Working Papers 11846, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Claudia Uribe & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Marie Andrée Somers, 2005. "Expanding School Enrollment by Subsidizing Private Schools: Lessons from Bogotá," NBER Working Papers 11670, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2001. "The Skill Content of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration," NBER Working Papers 8337, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard Murnane, 2000. "Upstairs, Downstairs: Computer-Skill Complementarity and Computer-Labor Substitution on Two Floors of a Large Bank," NBER Working Papers 7890, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. John H. Tyler & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 1999. "Do the Cognitive Skills of School Dropouts Matter in the Labor Market?," NBER Working Papers 7101, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & John H. Tyler, 1999. "Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond," NBER Working Papers 7172, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  16. John H. Tyler & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 1998. "Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Young Dropouts Using a Series of Natural Experiments," NBER Working Papers 6391, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  17. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Kathryn Parker Boudett, 1997. "Does Acquisition of a GED Lead to More Training, Post-Secondary Education, and Military Service for School Dropouts?," NBER Working Papers 5992, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  18. John Tyler & Richard J. Murnane & Frank Levy, 1995. "Are Lots of College Graduates Taking High School Jobs? A Reconsiderationof the Evidence," NBER Working Papers 5127, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  19. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Frank Levy, 1995. "The Growing Importance of Cognitive Skills in Wage Determination," NBER Working Papers 5076, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Papay, John P. & Willett, John B. & Murnane, Richard J., 2011. "Extending the regression-discontinuity approach to multiple assignment variables," Journal of Econometrics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 161(2), pages 203-207, April.
  2. Jennifer L. Steele & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2010. "Do financial incentives help low-performing schools attract and keep academically talented teachers? Evidence from California," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 29(3), pages 451-478.
  3. Richard J. Murnane & John P. Papay, 2010. "Teachers' Views on No Child Left Behind: Support for the Principles, Concerns about the Practices," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 24(3), pages 151-66, Summer.
  4. Richard J. Murnane & Richard R. Nelson, 2007. "Improving the Performance of the Education Sector: The Valuable, Challenging, and Limited Role of Random Assignment Evaluations," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(5), pages 307-322.
  5. Dominique Foray & Richard Murnane & Richard Nelson, 2007. "Randomized Trials of Education and Medical Practices: Strengths and Limitations," Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(5), pages 303-306.
  6. Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2006. "For now, middle-skilled jobs are the most vulnerable," CESifo Forum, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 7(2), pages 38-38, 07.
  7. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Marie-Andrée Somers & Claudia Uribe, 2005. "Learning Why More Learning Takes Place in Some Classrooms Than Others," German Economic Review, Verein für Socialpolitik, Verein für Socialpolitik, vol. 6(3), pages 309-330, 08.
  8. Tyler, John H. & Murnane, Richard J. & Willett, John B., 2004. "The devil's in the details: evidence from the GED on large effects of small differences in high stakes exams," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 339-349, August.
  9. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2003. "The Skill Content Of Recent Technological Change: An Empirical Exploration," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 118(4), pages 1279-1333, November.
  10. Tyler, John H. & Murnane, Richard J. & Willett, John B., 2003. "Who benefits from a GED? Evidence for females from High School and Beyond," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 22(3), pages 237-247, June.
  11. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2002. "Upstairs, downstairs: Computers and skills on two floors of a large bank," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 55(3), pages 432-447, April.
  12. David H. Autor & Frank Levy & Richard J. Murnane, 2002. "Upstairs downstairs: how introducing computer technology changed skills and pay on two floors of Cabot Bank," Regional Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, issue Q 2, pages 22-30.
  13. Richard J. Murnane, 2002. "Improving urban public schools: suggestions for teacher union leaders," Conference Series ; [Proceedings], Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, vol. 47(Jun), pages 297-303.
  14. Murnane, Richard J. & Willett, John B. & Braatz, M. Jay & Duhaldeborde, Yves, 2001. "Do different dimensions of male high school students' skills predict labor market success a decade later? Evidence from the NLSY," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(4), pages 311-320, August.
  15. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Yves Duhaldeborde & John H. Tyler, 2000. "How important are the cognitive skills of teenagers in predicting subsequent earnings?," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(4), pages 547-568.
  16. John H. Tyler & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2000. "Do the Cognitive Skills of School Dropouts Matter in the Labor Market?," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 35(4), pages 748-754.
  17. John H. Tyler & Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett, 2000. "Estimating The Labor Market Signaling Value Of The GED," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 115(2), pages 431-468, May.
  18. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & John H. Tyler, 2000. "Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 82(1), pages 23-37, February.
  19. Richard J. Murnane & Frank Levy, 1998. "Standards, information, and the demand for student achievement," Economic Policy Review, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, issue Mar, pages 117-124.
  20. Richard J. Murnane & John B. Willett & Kathryn Parker Boudett, 1997. "Does a G.E.D. lead to more training, post-secondary education, and military service for school dropouts?," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 51(1), pages 100-116, October.
  21. Levy, Frank & Murnane, Richard J, 1996. "With What Skills Are Computers a Complement?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 86(2), pages 258-62, May.
  22. Murnane, Richard J & Willett, John B & Levy, Frank, 1995. "The Growing Importance of Cognitive Skills in Wage Determination," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 77(2), pages 251-66, May.
  23. Richard J. Murnane & Frank Levy, 1994. "Comment: Stimulating employer-provided general training," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 13(1), pages 75-81.
  24. Levy, Frank & Murnane, Richard J, 1992. "U.S. Earnings Levels and Earnings Inequality: A Review of Recent Trends and Proposed Explanations," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 30(3), pages 1333-81, September.
  25. Richard J. Murnane & Randall J. Olsen, 1990. "The Effects of Salaries and Opportunity Costs on Length of Stay in Teaching: Evidence from North Carolina," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 25(1), pages 106-124.
  26. Murnane, Richard J & Olsen, Randall J, 1989. "The Effects of Salaries and Opportunity Costs on Duration in Teaching: Evidence from Michigan," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 71(2), pages 347-52, May.
  27. Murnane, Richard J & Olsen, Randall J, 1989. "Will There Be Enough Teachers?," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 79(2), pages 242-46, May.
  28. Murnane, Richard J. & Singer, Judith D. & Willett, John B., 1987. "Changes in teacher salaries during the 1970s: The role of school district demographics," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 6(4), pages 379-388, August.
  29. Murnane, Richard J & Newstead, Stuart & Olsen, Randall J, 1985. "Comparing Public and Private Schools: The Puzzling Role of Selectivity Bias," Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, American Statistical Association, American Statistical Association, vol. 3(1), pages 23-35, January.
  30. Murnane, Richard J. & Nelson, Richard R., 1984. "Production and innovation when techniques are tacit : The case of education," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 5(3-4), pages 353-373.
  31. Murnane, Richard J, 1984. "Selection and Survival in the Teacher Labor Market," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 66(3), pages 513-18, August.
  32. Richard J. Murnane, 1984. "A Review Essay-Comparisons of Public and Private Schools: Lessons from the Uproar," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 19(2), pages 263-277.
  33. Richard J. Murnane, 1982. "How clients' characteristics affect organization performance: Lessons from education," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 2(3), pages 403-417.
  34. Richard J. Murnane, 1981. "Teacher Mobility Revisited," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 16(1), pages 3-19.
  35. Murnane, Richard J. & Phillips, Barbara R., 1981. "Learning by doing, vintage, and selection: Three pieces of the puzzle relating teaching experience and teaching performance," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 1(4), pages 453-465, August.
  36. Murnane, Richard J., 1981. "New evidence on the relationship between mother's education and children's cognitive skills," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 1(2), pages 245-252, April.
  37. Murnane, Richard J., 1981. "Organizing an anarchy : Lee Sproull, Stephen Weiner, and David Wolf. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978. Pp. 240. $18.00 (cloth)," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 1(1), pages 137-140, February.
  38. Murnane, Richard J & Maynard, Rebecca A & Ohls, James C, 1981. "Home Resources and Children's Achievement," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 63(3), pages 369-77, August.
  39. Rebecca A. Maynard & Richard J. Murnane, 1979. "The Effects of a Negative Income Tax on School Performance: Results of an Experiment," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 14(4), pages 463-476.

NEP Fields

14 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2001-06-22 2014-07-21
  2. NEP-EDU: Education (11) 1999-05-03 2005-10-08 2005-12-20 2007-09-02 2008-02-16 2008-07-30 2008-08-21 2009-03-14 2011-06-18 2011-07-02 2014-07-21. Author is listed
  3. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (1) 2013-01-19
  4. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (3) 2005-12-20 2008-02-16 2011-07-02
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (9) 1999-05-03 1999-07-28 2001-06-22 2008-07-30 2008-08-21 2009-03-14 2011-06-18 2011-07-02 2013-01-19. Author is listed
  6. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2005-10-08
  7. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (10) 2005-10-08 2005-12-20 2007-09-02 2008-02-16 2008-07-30 2008-08-21 2009-03-14 2011-06-18 2011-07-02 2014-07-21. Author is listed

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