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Replication data for: Charters without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Abdulkadiroğlu, Atila
  • Angrist, Joshua D.
  • Hull, Peter D.
  • Pathak, Parag A.
Publication Date
2016-07-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Charter takeovers are traditional public schools restarted as charter schools. We develop a grandfathering instrument for takeover attendance that compares students at schools designated for takeover with a matched sample of students attending similar schools not yet taken over. Grandfathering estimates from New Orleans show substantial gains from takeover enrollment. In Boston, grandfathered students see achievement gains at least as large as the gains for students assigned charter seats in lotteries. A non-charter Boston turnaround intervention that had much in common with the takeover strategy generated gains as large as those seen for takeovers, while other more modest turnaround interventions yielded smaller effects.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.20150479 (Text)
Publications
  • Abdulkadiroglu, Atila, Joshua D. Angrist, Peter D. Hull, and Parag A. Pathak. “Charters without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston.” American Economic Review 106, no. 7 (July 2016): 1878–1920. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.20150479.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.20150479 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Abdulkadiroğlu, Atila; Angrist, Joshua D.; Hull, Peter D.; Pathak, Parag A. (2016): Replication data for: Charters without Lotteries: Testing Takeovers in New Orleans and Boston. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113052