Publications of Jacob L. Vigdor    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. J.L. Vigdor. From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In.  December, 2009.  [abs] [author's comments]

Journal Articles

  1. J.L. Vigdor. "Solving America's Math Problem." Education Next 13.1 (Winter, 2013).
  2. J.L. Vigdor. "Weighing and Measuring the Decline in Residential Segregation." City & Community 12.2 (June, 2013): 169-177.
  3. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, C.G. Muschkin, and J.L. Vigdor. "Success in Community College: Do Institutions Differ?." Research in Higher Education 54.7 (2013): 805-824.
  4. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor. "New Destinations, New Trajectories? The Educational Attainment and Persistence of Hispanic Youth in North Carolina.." Child Development 83.5 (September, 2012): 1608-1622.
  5. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher Mobility, School Segregation, and Pay-Based Policies to Level the Playing Field.." Education Finance and Policy 6.3 (Summer, 2011): 399-438.
  6. P.S. Arcidiacono, S. Khan, J.L. Vigdor. "Representation versus Assimilation: How do Preferences in College Admissions Affect Social Interactions?." Journal of Public Economics 95.1-2 (February, 2011): 1-15.
  7. J.L. Vigdor. "Is Urban Decay Bad? Is Urban Revitalization Bad Too?." Journal of Urban Economics 68.3 (November, 2010): 277-289.
  8. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement in High School: A Cross-Subject Analysis with Student Fixed Effects.." Journal of Human Resources 45.3 (Summer, 2010): 655-681.
  9. Arcidiacono, P.S. and J.L. Vigdor. "Does the River Spill Over? Estimating the Economic Return to Attending a Racially Diverse College." Economic Inquiry 48.3 (July, 2010): 537-557.
  10. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, and J.L. Vigdor. "The Academic Achievement Gap in Grades 3 through 8." Review of Economics and Statistics 91.2 (May, 2009): 398-419.
  11. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, and J.L. Vigdor. "Are Teacher Absences Worth Worrying About in the U.S.?." Education Finance and Policy 4.2 (Spring, 2009): 115-149.
  12. Cook, P., R. MacCoun, C. Muschkin and J.L. Vigdor. "The Negative Impacts of Starting Middle School in Sixth Grade." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 27.1 (Winter, 2008): 104-121.
  13. J.L. Vigdor. "The Economic Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina." Journal of Economic Perspectives 22.4 (Fall, 2008): 135-154.
  14. Matlack, J.L. and J.L. Vigdor. "Income Inequality and Housing Affordability." Journal of Housing Economics 17.3 (September, 2008): 212-224.
  15. Cutler, D.M., E.L. Glaeser, and J.L. Vigdor. "Is the Melting Pot Still Hot? Explaining the Resurgence of Immigrant Segregation." Review of Economics and Statistics 90.3 (August, 2008).
  16. Clotfelter, C.T., E. Glennie, H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Would Higher Salaries Keep Teachers in High-Poverty Schools? Evidence from a Policy Intervention in North Carolina." Journal of Public Economics 92.5-6 (June, 2008): 1352-1370.
  17. D.M. Cutler, E.L. Glaeser and J.L. Vigdor. "When Are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation in the United States." Journal of Urban Economics 63.3 (May, 2008): 759-774.
  18. Clotfelter, C.T., E. Glennie, H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher Bonuses and Teacher Retention in Low Performing Schools: Evidence from the North Carolina $1,800 Teacher Bonus Program." Public Finance Review 36.1 (January, 2008): 63-87.
  19. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor. "School Segregation Under Color-blind Jurisprudence: The Case of North Carolina." Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law 16.1 (2008).
  20. J.L. Vigdor. "The Katrina Effect: Was There a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans?." The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy Advances 7.64 (December, 2007).
  21. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, and J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher Credentials and Student Achievement: Longitudinal Analysis with Student Fixed Effects." Economics of Education Review 26 (2007): 673-682.
  22. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher-Student Matching and the Assessment of Teacher Effectiveness." Journal of Human Resources 41.4 (Fall, 2006): 778-820.
  23. J.L. Vigdor. "Liquidity Constraints and Housing Prices: Theory and Evidence from the VA Mortgage Program." Journal of Public Economics 90.8-9 (2006): 1579-1600.
  24. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Who Teaches Whom? Race and the Distribution of Novice Teachers." Economics of Education Review 24.4 (2005): 377-392.
  25. Aldrich, E., P.S. Arcidiacono and J.L. Vigdor. "Do People Value Racial Diversity? Evidence from Nielsen Ratings." The B. E. Journal in Economic Analysis & Policy Topics 5.1 (2005).
  26. J.L. Vigdor. "Other People's Taxes: Nonresident Voters and Statewide Limitation of Local Government." Journal of Law and Economics 47.2 (October, 2004): 453-477.
  27. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor and R.A. Aliaga. "Do School Accountability Systems Make It More Difficult for Low Performing Schools to Attract and Retain High Quality Teachers?." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 23.2 (Spring, 2004): 251-271. (Reprinted in Modern Classics in the Economics of Education, C. Belfield, ed. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.)
  28. J.L. Vigdor. "Community Composition and Collective Action: Analyzing Initial Mail Response to the 2000 Census." Review of Economics and Statistics 86.1 (February, 2004): 303-312.
  29. J.L. Vigdor. "Residential Segregation and Preference Misalignment." Journal of Urban Economics 54.3 (November, 2003): 587-609.
  30. Glendon, S.P. and J.L. Vigdor. "Thy Neighbor's Jobs: Geography and Labor Market Dynamics." Regional Science and Urban Economics 33.6 (October, 2003): 663-693.
  31. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Segregation and Resegregation in North Carolina's Public School Classrooms." North Carolina Law Review 81.4 (May, 2003): 1463-1511.
  32. J.L. Vigdor and C.T. Clotfelter. "Retaking the SAT." Journal of Human Resources 38.1 (January, 2003): 1-33.
  33. J.L. Vigdor. "Locations, Outcomes, and Selective Migration." Review of Economics and Statistics 84.4 (November, 2002): 751-755.
  34. J.L. Vigdor. "The Pursuit of Opportunity: Explaining Selective Black Migration." Journal of Urban Economics 51.3 (May, 2002): 391-417.
  35. J.L. Vigdor. "Interpreting Ethnic Fragmentation Effects." Economics Letters 75.2 (April, 2002): 271-276.
  36. Cutler, D.M, E.L. Glaeser and J.L. Vigdor. "The Rise and Decline of the American Ghetto." Journal of Political Economy 107.3 (June, 1999): 455-506.

Chapters in Books

  1. J.L. Vigdor. "Cultural Integration of Immigrants in the United States." Cultural Integration of Immigrants in Europe. Ed. Yann Algan, Alberto Bisin, Alan Manning and Thierry Verdier Oxford University Press, 2012
  2. J.L. Vigdor. "Does Environmental Remediation Benefit the Poor?." The Political Economy of Environmental Justice. Ed. H. Spencer Banzhaf Stanford University Press, 2012
  3. J.L. Vigdor. "School Desegregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap." Whither Opportunity? Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children's Life CHances. Ed. Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane Russell Sage/Brookings, 2011
  4. J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher Salary Bonuses in North Carolina." Performance Incentives: Their Growing Impact on American K-12 Education. Ed. M.G. Springer 2009
  5. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Administrative Decisions and Racial Segregation in North Carolina Public Schools." From the Courtroom to the Classroom: The Shifting Landscape of School Desegregation. 2009
  6. J. Ludwig and J.L. Vigdor. "Segregation and the Black-White Test Score Gap." Steady Gains and Stalled Progress: Inequality and the Black-White Test Score Gap. Ed. K. Magnuson and J. Waldfogel Russell Sage, 2008
  7. J.L. Vigdor, J.O. Ludwig. "Neighborhoods and Peers in the Production of Schooling." The International Encyclopedia of Education, 3rd ed.. Ed. B. McGaw, P.L. Peterson, E. Baker Elsevier, 2008
  8. J.L. Vigdor. "The Perplexing Persistence of Race: Segregation and the Fortunes of African-Americans, 1968-2008." Making Cities Work: Prospects and Policies for Urban America. Ed. Robert Inman Princeton Univ. Press, 2008

Sanford Institute Working Papers

  1. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Teacher Quality and Minority Achievement Gaps."   (October, 2004).

NBER Working Papers

  1. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor. "The Aftermath of Accelerating Algebra: Evidence from a District Policy Initiative."  .18161 (June, 2012).
  2. H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor. "Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement."  .16078 (June, 2010).  [author's comments]
  3. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "How and Why do Teacher Credentials Matter for Student Achievement?."   (January, 2007).
  4. J.L. Vigdor. "Fifty Million Voters Can't Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics."   (July, 2006).
  5. J.L. Vigdor. "The New Promised Land: Black-White Convergence in the American South, 1960-2000."   (March, 2006).

Other Working Papers

  1. T. Ahn and J.L. Vigdor. "When Incentives Matter Too Much: Explaining Significant Responses to Irrelevant Informatio."   (2013).
  2. T. Ahn and J.L. Vigdor. "The Impact of No Child Left Behind's Accountability Sanctions on School Performance: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from North Carolina."   (2013).
  3. J.L. Vigdor. "Do Language Requirements Deter Naturalization? Do They Promote Language Acquisition?."   (February, 2010).
  4. T.S.Y. Ahn and J.L. Vigdor. "Does No Child Left Behind Have Teeth? Examining the Impact of Federal Accountability Sanctions in North Carolina."   (2009).
  5. J.L. Vigdor. "Keeping Adolescents on the Straight and Narrow Path: Integrating Disciplinary Perspectives."   (2008).
  6. Jacob, B. and J.L. Vigdor. "Bad Seeds."   (2005).
  7. Jacob, B., D. Lillard and J. Vigdor. "Is There A College Drinking Problem?."   (2005).
  8. Arcidiacono, P.S. and J.L. Vigdor. "On the Value of Interracial Interaction and Affirmative Action as a Means to Achieve It (Manuscript)."   (2004).
  9. J.L. Vigdor and T.S. Nechyba. "Peer Effects in Elementary School: Learning from 'Apparent' Random Assignment (Manuscript)."   (2004).
  10. J.L. Vigdor. "Is Easy Credit Good for Low-Income Households? Theory and Evidence from the Hosuing Market (Manuscript)."   (2002).

Book Reviews

  1. J.L. Vigdor. Review of Risking House and Home: Disasters, Cities, and Public Policy, J.M. Quigley and L. Rosenthal, eds., Berkeley Public Policy Press, 2008.  Journal of Economic Literature (2009).
  2. J.L. Vigdor. Review of Growth Management and Affordable Housing: Do They Conflict?, Anthony Downs, ed., Brookings Institution Press, 2004.  Journal of Regional Science 45.3 (August, 2005): 631-633.
  3. J.L. Vigdor. Review of Downtown America: A History of the Place and the People Who Made It, Alison Isenberg, University of Chicago Press, 2004.  Journal of Economic History 65.1 (March, 2005): 274-75.

Op-eds

  1. J.L. Vigdor. Mexican Immigration Wave Ended Years Ago.  Washington Examiner (April 18, 2013).
  2. J.L. Vigdor. Immigrants Assimilating Quickly.  Orange County Register (April 9, 2013).
  3. J.L. Vigdor. North Carolina: Social Issues Bellwether 2012.  The Wall Street Journal (May 11, 2012).
  4. J.L. Vigdor. Disparities in Punishment May Help Kids.  Atlanta Journal-Constitution (March 12, 2012).
  5. J.L. Vigdor. Immigration: What the U.S. Does Right.  Los Angeles Times (June 6, 2011).
  6. J.L. Vigdor. Skip the Study; Here's the Answer.  Raleigh News and Observer (June 6, 2011).
  7. J.L. Vigdor. What Should Immigrants Do When They Get Here?.  Washington Examiner (October 7, 2009).
  8. J.L. Vigdor. New York City and the Genius of Immigrant Assimilation.  New York Daily News (October 14, 2009).
  9. J.L. Vigdor. In Young Students' Minds Computers Are Toys, Not Tools.  The Australian (July 27, 2009).  [author's comments]
  10. J.L. Vigdor. Choices to Make on Immigration Policy.  The Boston Globe (May 19, 2008).
  11. J.L. Vigdor. What It Means to Miss New Orleans: Katrina Evacuees Teach Us Something About Poverty and Place.  July 14, 2007
  12. C.T. Clotfelter and J.L. Vigdor. Better News about Hispanic Students.  Raleigh News and Observer (June 5, 2006).
  13. J.L. Vigdor. Derailing the TTA's Plans: Years of Transit-Unfriendly Planning Limited Rail Line's Drawing Power.  Raleigh News and Observer (February 21, 2006).
  14. Glennie, E. and J.L. Vigdor. Learning about Incentives: Will the State Short-Circuit its Own Efforts to Improve Needy Schools?.  June 28, 2004
  15. J.L. Vigdor. Quarterback Draw: Media Executives want black quarterbacks to succeed because of ratings, not 'social concern'.  The American Prospect Online (October, 2003).
  16. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. Divided on the Inside, Too.  Raleigh News and Observer (September 1, 2002).
  17. J.L. Vigdor. College Try: Why Universities Should Stop Encouraging Applicants to Take the SATs Over and Over Again.  The American Prospect Online (January 24, 2003).

Papers Published

  1. C.T. Clotfelter, H.F. Ladd, J.L. Vigdor and J. Wheeler. "High Poverty Schools and the Distribution of Teachers and Principals." North Carolina Law Review 85.5 (June, 2007): 1345-1380.
  2. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Federal Oversight, Local Control, and the Specter of 'Resegregation' in Southern Schools." American Law and Economics Review 8.2 (Summer, 2006): 347-389.
  3. J.L. Vigdor. "Does Gentrification Harm the Poor?." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (2002): 133-173.

Published Policy Briefs and Comments

  1. J.L. Vigdor. "Immigration and the Revival of American Cities: From Preserving Manufacturing Jobs to Strengthening the Housing Market." (2013).
  2. J.L. Vigdor. "Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in Post-Recession America." Civic Report 76 (2013).
  3. E.L. Glaeser, J.L. Vigdor. "The End of the Segregated Century: Racial Separation in America's Neighborhoods, 1890-2010." Civic Report 66 (January, 2012). [pdf]
  4. J.L. Vigdor. "Solving America's Mathematics Education Problem." (2012). [pdf]
  5. T. Ahn, J.L. Vigdor. "Making Teacher Incentives Work: Lessons from North Carolina's Teacher Bonus Program." Education Outlook 5 (2011). [pdf]
  6. J.L. Vigdor. "Comparing Immigrant Assimilation in North America and Europe." Center for State and Local Leadership Civic Report 64 (2011). [pdf]
  7. J.L. Vigdor. "What Should the World Do About Port-au-Prince? An Economic Assessment." CESifo Forum (June, 2010). [dmg]
  8. J.L. Vigdor. "Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States: Second Edition." Center for Civic Innovation Civic Report #59 (2009).
  9. J.L. Vigdor. "Scrap the Sacrosanct Salary Schedule." Education Next (Fall, 2008).
  10. J.L. Vigdor. "Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States." Manhattan Institute Civic Report 53 (2008). [htm]  [abs]

Reports

  1. J.L. Vigdor. "Supplemental Report, Texas Taxpayer & Student Fairness Coalition, et al., v. Michael Williams et al.."  October, 2012
  2. J.L. Vigdor with E. Fuller. "Expert Report, Texas Taxpayer & Student Fairness Coalition, et al., v. Robert Scott, et al.."  July, 2012

Papers Accepted

  1. J.L. Vigdor, H.F. Ladd, and E. Martinez. "Scaling the Digital Divide: Home Computer Technology and Student Achievement." Economic Inquiry  (2013).

Book Chapter

  1. J.L. Vigdor. "Residential Segregation." The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics. Ed. S. Durlauf and L. Blume 2nd ed.Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Forthcoming
  2. J.L. Vigdor. "Peer Effects in Neighborhoods and Housing." Deviant Peer Influences in Programs for Youth: Problems and Solutions. Ed. T. Dishion, K. Dodge, and J. Lansford Guilford Press, 2006
  3. J.L. Vigdor and T.S. Nechyba. "Peer Effects in North Carolina Public Schools." Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem. Ed. P.E. Peterson and L. Wößmann MIT Press, Forthcoming
  4. Clotfelter, C.T., H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Classroom-Level Segregation and Resegregation in North Carolina." School Resegregation: Must the South Turn Back?. Ed. J.C. Boger and G. Orfield University of North Carolina Press, 2005
  5. Cutler, D.M., E.L. Glaeser and J.L. Vigdor. "Ghettos and the Transmission of Ethnic Capital." Ethnicity, Social Mobility, and Public Policy: Comparing the US and UK. Ed. G. Loury, T. Modood and S. Teles Cambridge University Press, 2005
  6. Glaeser, E.L. and J. L. Vigdor. "Racial Segregation: Promising News." Redefining Urban & Suburban America: Evidence from Census 2000, Volume 1. Ed. B. Katz and R. Lang Brookings Institution Press, 2003: 211-234.

Other

  1. J.L. Vigdor. "Comment on "Government Sponsored Enterprises and Resource Allocation: With Some Implications for Urban Economics" by R. Van Order." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (2007).
  2. J.L. Vigdor. "What Should Government Do About the Subprime Mortgage Market? A Taxpayer's Guide." National Taxpayers Union. (2007).
  3. J.L. Vigdor. "Comment on "Sprawl and Jurisdictional Fragmentation" by E.S. Mills." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (2006).
  4. J.L. Vigdor. "Does Urban Decay Harm the Poor? (Manuscript)." (2005).
  5. Cutler, D.M., E.L. Glaeser and J.L. Vigdor. "When Are Ghettos Bad? Lessons from Immigrant Segregation in the United States (Manuscript)." (2005).
  6. J.L. Vigdor. "Comment on "The Labor Market Effects of the 1960s Riots by W.J. Collins and R.A. Margo." Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs (2004): 35-38.
  7. Clotfelter, C.T., E. Glennie, H.F. Ladd and J.L. Vigdor. "Evaluation of Teacher Recruitment and Retention Initiative." Report to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (2004).

Jacob L. Vigdor