John H. Tyler

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

February 2016Learning Job Skills from Colleagues at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment Using Teacher Performance Data
with John P. Papay, Eric S. Taylor, Mary Laski: w21986

Published: John P. Papay & Eric S. Taylor & John H. Tyler & Mary E. Laski, 2020. "Learning Job Skills from Colleagues at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment Using Teacher Performance Data," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 12(1), pages 359-388.

October 2011If You Build It Will They Come? Teacher Use of Student Performance Data on a Web-Based Tool

Published: If You Build it Will They Come? Teachers’ Online Use of Student Performance Data John H. Tyler Education Finance and Policy Spring 2013, Vol. 8, No. 2, Pages 168-207

March 2011The Effect of Evaluation on Performance: Evidence from Longitudinal Student Achievement Data of Mid-career Teachers
with Eric S. Taylor: w16877

Published: Taylor, Eric S., and John H. Tyler. 2012. "The Effect of Evaluation on Teacher Performance." American Economic Review, 102(7): 3628-51.

March 2010Identifying Effective Classroom Practices Using Student Achievement Data
with Thomas J. Kane, Eric S. Taylor, Amy L. Wooten: w15803

Published: Thomas J. Kane, Eric Taylor, John Tyler and Amy Wooten (2011). “Identifying effective classroom practices using student achievement data” Journal of Human Resources, 46(3), 587-613. (2011)

February 2008Is the GED an Effective Route to Postsecondary Education for School Dropouts?
with Magnus Lofstrom: w13816

Published: Tyler, John & Lofstrom, Magnus, 2010. "Is the GED an effective route to postsecondary education for school dropouts?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 29(5), pages 813-825, October. citation courtesy of

March 2006Prison-Based Education and Re-Entry into the Mainstream Labor Market
with Jeffrey R. Kling: w12114

Published: Revised and published in "Barriers to Reentry? The Labor Market for Released Prisoners in Post-Industrial America". Edited by Shawn Bushway, Michael Stoll, and David Weiman (New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2007, 227-256)

June 1999Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w7172

Published: Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 82, no. 1 (February 2000): 23-37. citation courtesy of

April 1999Do the Cognitive Skills of School Dropouts Matter in the Labor Market?
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w7101

Published: Tyler, John H., Richard J. Murnane and John B. Willett. "Do The Cognitive Skills Of School Dropouts Matter In The Labor Market?," Journal of Human Resources, 2000, v35(4,Fall), 7480754. citation courtesy of

February 1998Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Young Dropouts Using a Series of Natural Experiments
with Richard J. Murnane, John B. Willett: w6391

Quarterly Journal of Economics (May 2000), forthcoming.

May 1995Are Lots of College Graduates Taking High School Jobs? A Reconsiderationof the Evidence
with Richard J. Murnane, Frank Levy: w5127

Published: new title: "Are more college graduates really taking 'high schoo;' jobs? Areconsideration of data is neede to separate anecdotes and misinterpretations from the facts," in Monthly Labor Review, vol.118, no. 12, December 1995pp. 18-27

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