Dan Goldhaber

08/2008
Returns to Skill and Teacher Wage Premiums: What Can We Learn By Comparing the Teacher and Private Sector Labor Markets?

This paper offers empirical evidence on the size of incentives that might be needed to make teaching a relatively more attractive occupation for people with...

06/2008
A Leap of Faith: Redesigning Teacher Compensation

This paper briefly summarizes three School Finance Redesign Project teacher compensation studies that begin to help build the evidence base for teacher pay reform.

05/2008
Is it Better to be Good or Lucky? Decentralized Teacher Selection in 10 Elementary Schools

This working paper presents results from a qualitative field study of school-based hiring—one of the more foundational ideas for reforming centralized and bureaucratic human resource management (...

05/2008
Community Colleges and Higher Education: How Do State Transfer and Articulation Policies Impact Student Pathways?

This paper reviews state cross-institutional policies designed to better integrate community colleges with four-year college and university system schools, and...

12/2007
Ch. 4 - Look Familiar? Charters and Teachers (HFR '07)

This chapter of examines whether charter schools are making full use of their freedoms by innovating around teacher compensation.