Department of Economics
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Graduate Program:

Undergraduate Program:

Nolan G. Pope

Working Papers

The Multidimensional Impact of Teachers on Student Outcomes
Revise and resubmit at Journal of Political Economy. With Nathan Petek.

Suspending Suspensions: The Education Production Consequences of School Suspension Policies
Revise and resubmit at Economic Journal. With George Zuo.

Making Teaching Last: Long-Run Value-Added
Under review. With Michael Gilraine.

Trying to Beat the Heat: The Academic Impact of Air Conditioning Installation
Under review. With Mrinmoyee Chatterjee.

Intergenerational Correlations in Longevity
With Sandra Black, Adriana Lleras-Muney, and Joseph Price.

The Value of a Higher ACT Exam Score
With Kareem Haggag, Emily Leslie, and Devin Pope.

The Impact of Academic Calendars on Students and Teachers
With Taylor Landon.

Works in Progress

Merit-based Selection of Public Teachers: Evidence from Large-Scale Reform in Colombia
With Matias Busso, Juan Sebastian Muñoz, and Sebastian Montaño.

Family Structure and its Consequences: Evidence from Within-Family Exposure to Marriage, Death, and Divorce
With Andrew Johnston and Margaret Jones.

Impacts and Unintended Consequences of Value-Added Teacher Incentives
With Michael Gilraine and Uros Petronijevic.

Published Papers

Timing Matters: Evidence from College Major Decisions
Journal of Human Resources forthcoming. With Richard W. Patterson and Aaron Feudo.
Press: Washington Post

Low-Touch Attempts to Improve Time Management among Traditional and Online College Students
Journal of Human Resources forthcoming. With Philip Oreopoulos, Richard W. Patterson, and Uros Petronijevic.
Press: Vox, Inside Higher Ed

Attribution Bias in Major Decisions: Evidence from the United States Military Academy
Journal of Public Economics (2021), 200: 1-25. With Kareem Haggag, Richard W. Patterson, and Aaron Feudo.
Press: NPR Morning Edition (Hidden Brain)

The Effect of Teacher Ratings on Teacher Performance
Journal of Public Economics (2019), 172: 84-110.
Press: Chalkbeat, Education Dive

Many Analysts, One Dataset: Making Transparent how Variations in Analytical Choices Affect Results
Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science (2018), 1(3): 337-356. With Silberzahn R., Uhlmann E.L., Martin D. P., Pope B., Nosek B.A., et al.

The Unintended Impact of Pretrial Detention on Case Outcomes: Evidence from NYC Arraignment
Journal of Law and Economics (2017), 60(3): 529-557. With Emily Leslie.

The Effects of DACAmentation: The Impact of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on Unauthorized Immigrants
Journal of Public Economics (2016), 143: 98-114.
Press: FiveThirtyEight, CATO Institute, The Hill, Phoenix New Times

How Time of Day Affects Productivity: Evidence from School Schedules
The Review of Economics and Statistics (2016), 98(1): 1-11.
Press: Education Week, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Journalist’s Resource

The Marginal Effect of K-12 English Language Development Programs: Evidence from Los Angeles Schools
Economics of Education Review (2016), 53: 311-328.

Own-Nationality Bias: Evidence from UEFA Champions League Football Referees
Economic Inquiry (2015), 53(2): 1292-1304. With Bryson Pope.

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