Publications

Testing the Effects of Adaptive Learning Courseware on Student Performance: An Experimental Approach (with Grace Eau and Derek Hoodin) Accepted, Southern Economic Journal.

The Pandemic's Effect on Demand for Public Schools, Homeschooling, and Private Schools (with Kevin Stange, Andrew Bacher-Hicks, and Joshua Goodman) Accepted, Journal of Public Economics.
[Policy Brief] [Media coverage: NPR's Marketplace, Washington Post, The Conversation, The 74, Los Angeles Times, PBS] [Opinion Piece: Boston Globe]

Can a recognition nudge for teachers and principals improve student performance? Evidence from a field experiment in India (with Puneet Arora and Ishtiaque Fazlul) Accepted, Applied Economics Letters.

Working Papers

Nudging to Improve School Attendance: Using existing school messaging platforms to inform parents about their child's attendance (with Alexa Prettyman and Jonathan Smith) Revision requested by Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.
[Policy Brief and Research Alert] [Media coverage: AJC, Education Week] [Opinion piece: Education Week]

The Effect of Free School Meals on BMI and Student Attendance (with Will Davis and Dan Kreisman) Revision requested by Education Finance and Policy.

The Efficacy of Text-based Mentoring for Postpartum Mothers: A Pilot Study (with Christina Weiland, Lindsay Page, Eleanor Martin, and Sarah Homitsky)

Competitive Games to Nudge Students: Evidence from India (with Puneet Arora)

Work in Progress

Evaluating Michigan’s Transitional Kindergarten Program (with Brian Jacob, Anna Shapiro, and Christina Weiland)

Impact of Free Provision of School Meals in Michigan Schools

Are there Returns to Investment in Girls' Education Even at Low Levels? Evidence from Pakistan