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Matthew A. Kraft

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First Name:Matthew
Middle Name:A.
Last Name:Kraft
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Twitter: @matthewakraft

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Economics Department
Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island (United States)
http://www.econ.brown.edu/

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Working papers

  1. David Blazar & Matthew A. Kraft, 2015. "Teacher and Teaching Effects on Students' Academic Behaviors and Mindsets," Mathematica Policy Research Reports c1c4216bd08f408fb6bdf16a3, Mathematica Policy Research.
  2. Kraft, Matthew A. & Rogers, Todd, 2015. "The Underutilized Potential of Teacher-to-Parent Communication: Evidence from a Field Experiment," Working Paper Series rwp14-049, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

Articles

  1. Matthew A. Kraft & John P. Papay & Olivia L. Chi, 2020. "Teacher Skill Development: Evidence from Performance Ratings by Principals," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 39(2), pages 315-347, March.
  2. Matthew A. Kraft, 2019. "Teacher Effects on Complex Cognitive Skills and Social-Emotional Competencies," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 54(1), pages 1-36.
  3. John P. Papay & Matthew A. Kraft, 2016. "The Productivity Costs of Inefficient Hiring Practices: Evidence From Late Teacher Hiring," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 35(4), pages 791-817, September.
  4. Kraft, Matthew A. & Rogers, Todd, 2015. "The underutilized potential of teacher-to-parent communication: Evidence from a field experiment," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 49-63.
  5. Papay, John P. & Kraft, Matthew A., 2015. "Productivity returns to experience in the teacher labor market: Methodological challenges and new evidence on long-term career improvement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 105-119.
  6. Matthew A. Kraft, 2015. "Teacher Layoffs, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Discretionary Layoff Policy," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 10(4), pages 467-507, October.
  7. Matthew A. Kraft, 2014. "How to Make Additional Time Matter: Integrating Individualized Tutorials into an Extended Day," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 10(1), pages 81-116, November.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. David Blazar & Matthew A. Kraft, 2015. "Teacher and Teaching Effects on Students' Academic Behaviors and Mindsets," Mathematica Policy Research Reports c1c4216bd08f408fb6bdf16a3, Mathematica Policy Research.

    Cited by:

    1. David Blazar, 2018. "Validating Teacher Effects on Students’ Attitudes and Behaviors: Evidence from Random Assignment of Teachers to Students," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 13(3), pages 281-309, Summer.

  2. Kraft, Matthew A. & Rogers, Todd, 2015. "The Underutilized Potential of Teacher-to-Parent Communication: Evidence from a Field Experiment," Working Paper Series rwp14-049, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.

    Cited by:

    1. Fan Li & Prashant Loyalka & Hongmei Yi & Yaojiang Shi & Natalie Johnson & Scott Rozelle, 2016. "Ability tracking and social capital in China's rural secondary school system," Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven 544339, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven.
    2. Luis Gonzalez & Brandon C. Koford, 2019. "Impact of Parental Resources on Student Outcomes Using Elementary School Data," International Advances in Economic Research, Springer;International Atlantic Economic Society, vol. 25(4), pages 417-427, November.
    3. Bergman, Peter & Rogers, Todd, 2017. "The Impact of Defaults on Technology Adoption, and Its Underappreciation by Pollicymakers," Working Paper Series rwp17-021, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
    4. Damgaard, Mette Trier & Nielsen, Helena Skyt, 2018. "Nudging in education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 64(C), pages 313-342.
    5. Committee, Nobel Prize, 2017. "Richard H. Thaler: Integrating Economics with Psychology," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 2017-1, Nobel Prize Committee.
    6. Unkovic, Cait & Sen, Maya & Quinn, Kevin M., 2015. "Does Encouragement Matter in Improving Gender Imbalances in Technical Fields? Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial," Working Paper Series rwp15-032, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
    7. Cortes, Kalena E. & Fricke, Hans & Loeb, Susanna & Song, David S., 2018. "Too Little or Too Much? Actionable Advice in an Early-Childhood Text Messaging Experiment," IZA Discussion Papers 11669, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. Siebert, W. Stanley & Wei, Xiangdong & Wong, Ho Lun & Zhou, Xiang, 2018. "Student Feedback, Parent-Teacher Communication, and Academic Performance: Experimental Evidence from Rural China," IZA Discussion Papers 11347, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    9. Cortes, Kalena E. & Fricke, Hans & Loeb, Susanna & Song, David S. & York, Ben, 2019. "When Behavioral Barriers Are Too High or Low: How Timing Matters for Parenting Interventions," IZA Discussion Papers 12416, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    10. Robinson, Carly D. & Lee, Monica G. & Dearing, Eric & Rogers, Todd, 2017. "Reducing Student Absenteeism in the Early Grades by Targeting Parental Beliefs," Working Paper Series rwp17-011, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.
    11. Leonardo Bonilla & Nicolas L. Bottan & Andres Ham, 2017. "Information Policies and Higher Education Choices Experimental Evidence from Colombia," Documentos de trabajo 017645, Escuela de Gobierno - Universidad de los Andes.
    12. Barnes, Carolyn & Nolan, Sarah, 2019. "Professionals, friends, and confidants: After-school staff as social support to low-income parents," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 238-251.
    13. Christopher J. Doss & Erin M. Fahle & Susanna Loeb & Benjamin N. York, 2018. "More than Just a Nudge: Supporting Kindergarten Parents with Differentiated and Personalized Text-Messages," NBER Working Papers 24450, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    14. Philip Oreopoulos & Uros Petronijevic, 2016. "Student Coaching: How Far Can Technology Go?," NBER Working Papers 22630, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    15. Syon Bhanot & Gordon Kraft-Todd & David Rand & Erez Yoeli, 2018. "Putting social rewards and identity salience to the test: Evidence from a field experiment with teachers in Philadelphia," Natural Field Experiments 00654, The Field Experiments Website.
    16. Ressler, Robert W., 2020. "What village? Opportunities and supports for parental involvement outside of the family context," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 108(C).
    17. Lindsay C. Page & Judith Scott-Clayton, 2015. "Improving College Access in the United States: Barriers and Policy Responses," NBER Working Papers 21781, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    18. Christopher R. Dobronyi & Philip Oreopoulos & Uros Petronijevic, 2017. "Goal Setting, Academic Reminders, and College Success: A Large-Scale Field Experiment," NBER Working Papers 23738, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    19. Asadul Islam, 2017. "Parental Involvement in Education: Evidence from Field Experiments in Developing Countries," Monash Economics Working Papers 02-17, Monash University, Department of Economics.
    20. Peter Leopold S. Bergman, 2016. "Technology Adoption in Education: Usage, Spillovers and Student Achievement," CESifo Working Paper Series 6101, CESifo.
    21. Peter Leopold S. Bergman & Eric W. Chan, 2017. "Leveraging Technology to Engage Parents at Scale: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial," CESifo Working Paper Series 6493, CESifo.
    22. Page, Lindsay C. & Scott-Clayton, Judith, 2016. "Improving college access in the United States: Barriers and policy responses," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 4-22.
    23. Fan Li & Prashant Loyalka & Hongmei Yi, 2016. "Ability Tracking and Social Capital in China’s Rural Secondary School System," Working Papers id:10972, eSocialSciences.
    24. Peter Z. Schochet, "undated". "Multi-Armed RCTs: A Design-Based Framework," Mathematica Policy Research Reports eedf2eac4d4c4d8e869052c1d, Mathematica Policy Research.
    25. Fricke, Hans & Kalogrides, Demetra & Loeb, Susanna, 2018. "It’s too annoying: Who drops out of educational text messaging programs and why," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 173(C), pages 39-43.

Articles

  1. Matthew A. Kraft, 2019. "Teacher Effects on Complex Cognitive Skills and Social-Emotional Competencies," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 54(1), pages 1-36.

    Cited by:

    1. Arbex, Marcelo Aarestru & Mattos, Enlinson, 2018. "Optimal paternalistic health and human capital policies," Textos para discussão 465, FGV EESP - Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Fundação Getulio Vargas (Brazil).
    2. W. Bentley MacLeod & Miguel Urquiola, 2018. "Is Education Consumption or Investment? Implications for the Effect of School Competition," NBER Working Papers 25117, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. María Lombardi, 2019. "Is the Remedy Worse Than the Disease? The Impact of Teacher Remediation on Teacher and Student Performance in Chile," School of Government Working Papers 201904, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella.
    4. Lombardi, María, 2019. "Is the remedy worse than the disease? The impact of teacher remediation on teacher and student performance in Chile," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 73(C).
    5. Abott, Carolyn & Kogan, Vladimir & Lavertu, Stéphane & Peskowitz, Zachary, 2020. "School district operational spending and student outcomes: Evidence from tax elections in seven states," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 183(C).

  2. Kraft, Matthew A. & Rogers, Todd, 2015. "The underutilized potential of teacher-to-parent communication: Evidence from a field experiment," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 47(C), pages 49-63.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  3. Papay, John P. & Kraft, Matthew A., 2015. "Productivity returns to experience in the teacher labor market: Methodological challenges and new evidence on long-term career improvement," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 105-119.

    Cited by:

    1. Ost, Ben & Schiman, Jeffrey C., 2017. "Workload and teacher absence," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 20-30.
    2. Maria D. Fitzpatrick, 2014. "Intergovernmental (Dis)incentives, Free-Riding, Teacher Salaries and Teacher Pensions," Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles 15-220, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.
    3. Sarah Cohodes & Elizabeth Setren & Christopher R. Walters, 2019. "Can Successful Schools Replicate? Scaling Up Boston’s Charter School Sector," NBER Working Papers 25796, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Matthew A. Kraft & John P. Papay & Olivia L. Chi, 2020. "Teacher Skill Development: Evidence from Performance Ratings by Principals," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 39(2), pages 315-347, March.
    5. Constantin ANGHELACHE & Emilia GOGU & Madalina-Gabriela ANGHEL, 2017. "The Analysis Of The Offer Of University Education System," Romanian Statistical Review Supplement, Romanian Statistical Review, vol. 65(4), pages 168-197, April.
    6. Simon Briole & Eric Maurin, 2019. "Does evaluating teachers make a difference?," PSE Working Papers halshs-02102295, HAL.
    7. von Hippel, Paul T. & Bellows, Laura & Osborne, Cynthia & Lincove, Jane Arnold & Mills, Nick, 2016. "Teacher quality differences between teacher preparation programs: How big? How reliable? Which programs are different?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 53(C), pages 31-45.
    8. Nirav Mehta, 2017. "Measuring Quality for Use in Incentive Schemes: The Case of "Shrinkage" Estimators," University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP) Working Papers 201725, University of Western Ontario, Centre for Human Capital and Productivity (CHCP).
    9. John P. Papay & Eric S. Taylor & John H. Tyler & Mary Laski, 2016. "Learning Job Skills from Colleagues at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment Using Teacher Performance Data," NBER Working Papers 21986, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    10. José María Cabrera & Dinand Webbink., 2018. "Do higher salaries yield better teachers and better student outcomes?," Documentos de Trabajo/Working Papers 1804, Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales y Economia. Universidad de Montevideo..
    11. Brian Jacob & Jonah E. Rockoff & Eric S. Taylor & Benjamin Lindy & Rachel Rosen, 2016. "Teacher Applicant Hiring and Teacher Performance: Evidence from DC Public Schools," NBER Working Papers 22054, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    12. Constantin ANGHELACHE & Mădălina Gabriela ANGHEL, 2018. "Analysis of the educational activity in Romania," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(3(616), A), pages 77-90, Autumn.
    13. Helen F. Ladd & Lucy C. Sorensen, 2017. "Returns to Teacher Experience: Student Achievement and Motivation in Middle School," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 12(2), pages 241-279, Spring.
    14. Cook, Jason B. & Mansfield, Richard K., 2016. "Task-specific experience and task-specific talent: Decomposing the productivity of high school teachers," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 140(C), pages 51-72.
    15. Jacob, Brian A. & Rockoff, Jonah E. & Taylor, Eric S. & Lindy, Benjamin & Rosen, Rachel, 2018. "Teacher applicant hiring and teacher performance: Evidence from DC public schools," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 166(C), pages 81-97.
    16. Fitzpatrick, Maria D., 2017. "Pension-spiking, free-riding, and the effects of pension reform on teachers' earnings," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 148(C), pages 57-74.
    17. Ben Ost, 2014. "How Do Teachers Improve? The Relative Importance of Specific and General Human Capital," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 6(2), pages 127-151, April.
    18. Boyd-Swan, Casey & Herbst, Chris M., 2018. "The demand for teacher characteristics in the market for child care: Evidence from a field experiment," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 159(C), pages 183-202.
    19. Johan Coenen & Ilja Cornelisz & Wim Groot & Henriette Maassen van den Brink & Chris Van Klaveren, 2018. "Teacher Characteristics And Their Effects On Student Test Scores: A Systematic Review," Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 32(3), pages 848-877, July.
    20. Matthew A. Kraft, 2015. "Teacher Layoffs, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Discretionary Layoff Policy," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 10(4), pages 467-507, October.
    21. Melissa A. Clark & Eric Isenberg & Albert Y. Liu & Libby Makowsky & Marykate Zukiewicz, "undated". "Impacts of the Teach For America Investing in Innovation Scale-Up," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 8f5452b75774409bbfc27584b, Mathematica Policy Research.
    22. Dinand Webbink & José María Cabrera, 2016. "Do higher salaries yield better teachers and better student outcomes?," Documentos de Trabajo/Working Papers 1604, Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales y Economia. Universidad de Montevideo..

  4. Matthew A. Kraft, 2015. "Teacher Layoffs, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement: Evidence from a Discretionary Layoff Policy," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 10(4), pages 467-507, October.

    Cited by:

    1. Dabbs, Christine M., 2020. "Restricting seniority as a factor in public school district layoffs: Analyzing the impact of state legislation on graduation rates," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 74(C).
    2. Cory Koedel & Jiaxi Li & Matthew G. Springer & Li Tan, 2016. "The Impact of Performance Ratings on Job Satisfaction for Public School Teachers," Working Papers 1617, Department of Economics, University of Missouri.
    3. Steven Bednar & Dora Gicheva, 2019. "Workplace Support and Diversity in the Market for Public School Teachers," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 14(2), pages 272-297, Spring.
    4. Dabbs, Christine, 2018. "Restricting seniority as a factor in public school district layoffs: Analyzing the impact of state legislation on graduation rates," MPRA Paper 89344, University Library of Munich, Germany.

  5. Matthew A. Kraft, 2014. "How to Make Additional Time Matter: Integrating Individualized Tutorials into an Extended Day," Education Finance and Policy, MIT Press, vol. 10(1), pages 81-116, November.

    Cited by:

    1. Almeida,Rita Kullberg & Bresolin,Antonio & Pugialli Da Silva Borges,Bruna & Mendes,Karen & Menezes Filho,Naercio, 2016. "Assessing the impacts of Mais Educacao on educational outcomes : evidence between 2007 and 2011," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7644, The World Bank.
    2. Julia Chabrier & Sarah Cohodes & Philip Oreopoulos, 2016. "What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 30(3), pages 57-84, Summer.
    3. Clément de Chaisemartin & Luc Behaghel, 2019. "Estimating the Effect of Treatments Allocated by Randomized Waiting Lists," NBER Working Papers 26282, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Simón Borrero Escobar, 2017. "Longer school days, less teenage mothers: Evidence from Colombia," Documentos CEDE 015817, Universidad de los Andes - CEDE.

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