Miguel Urquiola

Economics Department
Columbia University
420 W 118TH ST #1022
New York, NY 10027 New York, NY 10027
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NBER Program Affiliations: DEV , ED
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Columbia University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

October 2018Is Education Consumption or Investment? Implications for the Effect of School Competition
with W. Bentley MacLeod: w25117
January 2018Learning and Earning: An Approximation to College Value Added in Two Dimensions
with Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra
in Productivity in Higher Education, Caroline M. Hoxby and Kevin Stange, editors
October 2016Learning and Earning: An Approximation to College Value Added in Two Dimensions
with Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra: w22725
March 2016Interactions Between Family and School Environments: Evidence on Dynamic Complementarities?
with Ofer Malamud, Cristian Pop-Eleches: w22112
September 2015School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature
with Dennis Epple, Richard E. Romano: w21523

Published: Dennis Epple & Richard E. Romano & Miguel Urquiola, 2017. "School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 55(2), pages 441-492, June. citation courtesy of

June 2015The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes
with W. Bentley MacLeod, Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra: w21230

Published: W. Bentley MacLeod & Evan Riehl & Juan E. Saavedra & Miguel Urquiola, 2017. "The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 9(3), pages 223-261, July. citation courtesy of

March 2011Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Responses
with Cristian Pop-Eleches: w16886

Published: “Going to a Better School: Effects and Behavioral Respons es,” joint with Miguel Urquiola , American Economic Review , 103(4), 1289 - 1324, 201 3 citation courtesy of

June 2009Anti-Lemons: School Reputation and Educational Quality
with W. Bentley MacLeod: w15112
November 2007School Markets: The Impact of Information Approximating Schools' Effectiveness
with Alejandra Mizala: w13676

Published: Mizala, Alejandra & Urquiola, Miguel, 2013. "School markets: The impact of information approximating schools' effectiveness," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 103(C), pages 313-335. citation courtesy of

August 2007Class Size and Sorting in Market Equilibrium: Theory and Evidence
with Eric Verhoogen: w13303

Published: Miguel Urquiola and Eric Verhoogen, “Class-Size Caps, Sorting, and the Regression Discontinuity Design.” American Economic Review, v. 99 no.1, pp. 179-215, March 2009 citation courtesy of

November 2003The Central Role of Noise in Evaluating Interventions that Use Test Scores to Rank Schools
with Kenneth Y. Chay, Patrick J. McEwan: w10118

Published: Chay, Kenneth Y., Patrick J. McEwan and Miguel Urquiola. "The Central Role Of Noise In Evaluating Interventions That Use Test Score To Rank Schools," American Economic Review, 2005, v95(4,Sep), 1237-1258. citation courtesy of

October 2003When Schools Compete, How Do They Compete? An Assessment of Chile's Nationwide School Voucher Program
with Chang-Tai Hsieh: w10008

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