Research

Below, working papers (drafts available) are followed by research in progress (drafts forthcoming). Click on paper titles to see additional details (including drafts).

Working Papers

Research in progress

From Classroom to Labor Market: The Divergent Paths of Black and White Americans

with Seth Neller and Anjali Verma

This paper documents several features of the achievement and income gaps between Black and White Americans using linked administrative education and earnings data from the state of the Texas. Among those features: Black students at the 80th percentile of test scores have earnings similar to White students at the 20th percentile of test scores.