Publications

2008
Peterson PE. Education. In: Schuck P, Wilson J Understanding America: The Anatomy of an Exceptional Nation. New York : PublicAffairs ; 2008.
Peterson PE, Chingos M. Impact of For-Profit and Non-Profit Management on Student Achievement: The Philadelphia Experiment. Harvard University Program on Education Policy and Governance, PEPG08-11. 2008;May.
Peterson PE, Hess F. Few States Set World-Class Standards: In fact, most render the notion of proficiency meaningless. Education Next. 2008;8 (3) :70-73.
Peterson PE. School Vouchers in the United States: Productivity in the Public and Private Sectors. Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft - Journal of Educational Science. 2008;ZfE 11 (2) :253-267.
Peterson PE, Howell WG, West MR. The 2008 Education Next-PEPG Survey of Public Opinion: Americans think less of their schools than of their police departments and post offices. Education Next. 2008;8 (4) :12-26.
Peterson PE. The Price for Federalism. In: Canon DT, Coleman JJ, Mayer KR The Enduring Debate: Classic and Contemporary Readings in American Politics. New York : W.W. Norton & Company ; 2008.
School Choice International
Peterson PE, Chakrabarti R. School Choice International. MIT Press; 2008. Publisher's Version
2007
Peterson PE, Llaudet E. The NCES Private-Public School Study: Findings are other than they seem. Education Next. 2007;7 (1) :75-79.
Peterson PE. The Case for Curriculum-Based, External Examinations Which have Significant Consequences for Students. Peabody Journal of Education. 2007;82 (4) :645-666.
Peterson PE, Chingos MM. Impact of For-Profit and Non-Profit Management on Student Achievement: The Philadelphia Experiment. Harvard University Program on Education Policy and Governance, PEPG07-07. 2007;November.
Peterson PE, Llaudet E. Heterogeneity in School Sector Effects on Elementary Student Performance. Harvard University Program on Education Policy and Governance, PEPG07-08. 2007;November.
Peterson PE, Howell W, West MR. What Americans Think about Their Schools: The 2007 Education Next – PEPG Survey. Education Next. 2007;7 (4) :12-26.
Peterson PE. A Lens that Distorts: NCLB’s faulty way of measuring school quality. Education Next. 2007;7 (4) :46-51.
School Money Trials: The Legal Pursuit of Education Adequacy
Peterson PE, West MR. School Money Trials: The Legal Pursuit of Education Adequacy. Brookings Institution Press; 2007. Publisher's Version
Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem
Peterson PE, Woessmann L. Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem. MIT Press; 2007. Publisher's Version
2006
Peterson PE. The New Politics of Federalism. In: Greer S Territory, Democracy and Justice: Regionalism and Federalism in Western Democracies. New York, NY: Macmillan Ltd ; 2006.
Peterson PE, West MR. The efficacy of choice threats within school accountability systems: Results from legislatively induced experiments. Economic Journal. 2006;116 (510) :C46-C62.
Peterson PE, Hess FM. Keeping an Eye on State Standards: A Race to the Bottom?. Education Next. 2006;6 (3) :28.
Peterson PE, West MR. Is your Child’s School Effective? Don’t Rely On NCLB to Tell You. Education Next. 2006;6 (4) :76-80.
Peterson PE. Productivity of Public and Private Schools. In: Hanushek E Courting Failure: How School Adequacy Lawsuits Pervert Judges’ Good Intentions and Harm Our Children. Stanford, California: Hoover Institutional Press ; 2006.

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