Date: September 17, 2010
Guest Speaker: Julian Betts, Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego; Bren Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research
Lecture Title: Teacher Merit Pay Based on Student Test Scores: A Brilliant Innovation or Near Certain Disaster?
- Koedel, Cory and Julian R. Betts (forthcoming) “Does Student Sorting Invalidate Value-Added Models of Teacher Effectiveness? An Extended Analysis of the Rothstein Critique.” Education Finance and Policy.
- Koedel, Cory and Julian R. Betts (2010) “Value-Added to What? How a Ceiling in the Testing Instrument Influences Value-Added Estimation.” Education Finance and Policy, (5:1), 54-81.
- Rothstein, Jesse (2009). “Student Sorting and Bias in Value-Added Estimation: Selection on Observables and Unobservables.” Education Finance and Policy, 4(4), 537-571.
- Rothstein, Jesse (2010, February) “Teacher Quality in Educational Production: Tracking, Decay, and Student Achievement.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 125(1), p.p. 175-214.