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Thomas S. Dee, Ph.D., is a Professor of Education at Stanford University and a research associate with the programs on education, children, and health at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). Professor Dee is also a co-Editor of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. His research focuses largely on the use of quantitative methods (e.g., panel data techniques, instrumental variables, and random assignment) to inform contemporary policy debates. Recent examples include econometric evaluations of incentive and accountability-based reforms and an analysis of recent, stimulus-funded, school-turnaround initiatives.



Stereotype threat and the student-athlete. Thomas Dee. Economic Inquiry, 52(1), pp. 173-182. 2014.
The effects of NCLB on school resources and practices. Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob, Nathaniel Schwartz. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 35(2), pp. 252-279. 2013.
Do Parental Involvement Laws Deter Risky Teen Sex. Thomas Dee, Silvie Colman, Ted Joyce. Journal of Health Economics, 32(5), pp. 873-880. 2013.
Incentives, Selection, and Teacher Performance: Evidence from IMPACT. Thomas Dee, James Wyckoff. NBER Working Paper No. 19529, 2013.
When a nudge isn't enough: Defaults and saving among low-income tax filers. Thomas Dee, Erin Todd Bronchetti, David Huffman, Ellen Magenheim. National Tax Journal, 66(3), pp. 609-634. 2013.
School turnarounds: Evidence from the 2009 stimulus. Thomas Dee. NBER Working Paper No. 17990, 2012.
Rational ignorance in education: A field experiment in student plagiarism. Thomas Dee, Brian A. Jacob. Journal of Human Resources, 47(2), pp. 397-434. 2012.