Books: Books, Chapters, Reviews
School accountabilityIn E. A. Hanushek, S. Machin, & L. Woessmann (Eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 3, San Diego, CA: North Holland, pp. 383-423. 2011.
Education reformsIn P. Levine & D. Zimmerman (Eds.), Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited. National Bureau of Economic Research, pp. 145-180. 2010.
Instrumental variablesIn B. McGaw, P. Peterson & E. Baker (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Education, 8-Volume Set, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, Elsevier Press, pp. 223-228. 2010.
Education and civic engagementIn B. McGaw, P. Peterson & E. Baker (Eds.), Economics of Education, edited by D.J. Brewer and P.J. McEwan. International Encyclopedia of Education, 8-Volume Set, 3rd Edition, Elsevier, 2010.
Motivation to learnIn H. Weiss, H. Kreider, M. Lopez & C. Chatman-Nelson (Eds.), Preparing educators to engage families (2nd edition), Thousand Oaks CA: Sage Publications, pp. 2-7. 2010.
Who goes into early-entry programs?In P. Grossman & S. Loeb (Eds.), Alternative Routes to Teaching: Mapping the New Landscape of teacher education, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, pp. 31-64. 2008.
Race, SES and achievement gapsSection Editor In H.F. Ladd & E.B. Fiske (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Education Finance and Policy, Routledge Press, pp. 499-518. 2007.
Children as unwitting agents in their developmental pathwaysIn Cooper, C., Garcia Coll, C., Bartko, W., Davis, H., & Chatman, C. (Eds.), Developmental Pathways through Middle Childhood: Rethinking Context and Diversity as Resources, Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, pp. 99-120. 2005.
K-12 education in MichiganIn C. Ballard, P. N. Courant, D. C. Drake, R. Fischer & E. R. Gerber (Eds.), Michigan at the Millennium: A Benchmark and Analysis of its Fiscal and Economic Structure, 2003.
What have we learned?In A. Bohart & D. Stipek (Eds.), Constructive and destructive behavior: Implications for family, school, and society, Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 367-397. 2001.
Teens and traffic safetyIn J.Gruber (Ed), An Economic Analysis of Risky Behavior Among Youths, University of Chicago Press, 2001.
Success in school--for a Head Start in lifeIn S. Luthar, J. Burack, D. Cicchetti, & J. Weisz (Eds.), Developmental psychopathology: Perspectives on risk and disorder, New York: Cambridge University Press., pp. 75-92. 1997.
Motivation and instructionIn D. Berliner & R. Calfee (Eds.), Handbook of educational psychology, Macmillan: New York, pp. 85-113. 1996.
Race, poverty, and inequalityIn S. M. Liss & W. L. Taylor (Eds.), New Opportunities: Civil Rights at a Crossroads, Washington: Citizens' Commission on Civil Rights, 1994.
The child at schoolIn M. Bornstein & M. Lamb (Eds.), Developmental psychology: An advanced textbook (3rd edition), Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1992.
Children's motivation to learnIn T. Tomlinson & H. Walberg (Eds.), Academic work and educational excellence, Berkeley, CA: McCutchan, pp. 197-221. 1986.