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Publications Type: Civic Report


Why The Gap? English Language Learners and New York City Charter Schools
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 93, October 2014

Are Unions Democratic? The Internal Politics of Labor Unions and Their Implications
by Daniel DiSalvo
Civic Report 91, September 2014

Poverty and Progress in New York II: Crime, Welfare Enrollment, and Economic Conditions Six Months into the de Blasio Administration
by Stephen Eide
Civic Report 92, September 2014

Better Pay, Fairer Pensions II: Modeling Preferences Between Defined-Benefit Teacher Compensation Plans
by Marcus A. Winters, Josh McGee
Civic Report 90, June 2014

America's Top Metros: Who's Leading the Recovery, and Why
by Tom Gray, Robert Scardamalia
Civic Report 89, June 2014

Poverty and Progress in New York I: Conditions in New York City's Poorest Neighborhoods
by Stephen Eide
Civic Report 88, June 2014

Digital Transformation: Wiring the Responsive City
by Stephen Goldsmith
Civic Report 87, June 2014

Trends In Assistance And Dependency: Tracking Programs for New York City's Poor, 1956-2014
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 86, May 2014

The Effect of Co-Locations on Student Achievement in NYC Public Schools
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 85, February 2014

Should Charter Schools Pay Rent?: Implications for Staffing and Growth
by Stephen Eide
Civic Report 84, February 2014

Vocational Education 2.0: Employers Hold the Key to Better Career Training
by Tamar Jacoby
Civic Report 83, November 2013

Twenty Myths About Public-Sector Pension Plans
by Richard Dreyfuss
Civic Report 82, October 2013

Quantifying Crowd-Out
by Stephen Eide
Civic Report 81, October 2013

Why the Gap? Special Education and New York City Charter Schools
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 80, September 2013

Better Pay, Fairer Pensions: Reforming Teacher Compensation
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 79, September 2013

Defeating Fiscal Distress: A State Responsibility
by Stephen Eide
Civic Report 78, July 2013

Government Crowded Out: How Employee Compensation Costs Are Reshaping State and Local Government
by Daniel DiSalvo
Civic Report 77, May 2013

Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in Post-Recession America
by Jacob L. Vigdor
Civic Report 76, March 2013

America's Growth Corridors: The Key to National Revival
by Joel Kotkin
Civic Report 75, February 2013

Fixing The Public Sector Pension Problem: The (True) Path to Long-Term Reform
by Richard Dreyfuss
Civic Report 74, February 2013

Reform Before Revenue: How to Fix California's Retiree Health-Care Problem
by Stephen Eide
Civic Report 73, October 2012

The Nays Have It: When Public Sector Unions Win in California
by Daniel DiSalvo
Civic Report 72, October 2012

The Great California Exodus: A Closer Look
by Tom Gray
Civic Report 71, September 2012

Transforming Tenure: Using Value-Added Modeling to Identify Ineffective Teachers
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 70, September 2012

Comparing The Impact: Public Sector Labor Reform in Wisconsin and Indiana
by Josh Barro
Civic Report 69, May 2012

The Benefits of Florida's Test-Based Promotion System
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 68, April 2012

Dues and Deep Pockets: Public-Sector Unions' Money Machine
by Daniel DiSalvo
Civic Report 67, March 2012

The End of the Segregated Century: Racial Separation in America's Neighborhoods, 1890-2010
by Edward Glaeser, Jacob L. Vigdor
Civic Report 66, January 2012

Cadillac Coverage: The High Cost of Public Employee Health Benefits
by Josh Barro
Civic Report 65, July 2011

Comparing Immigrant Assimilation in North America and Europe
by Jacob L. Vigdor
Civic Report 64, May 2011

Unmasking Hidden Costs: Best Practices for Public Pension Transparency
by Josh Barro
Civic Report 63, February 2011

Do Property-Tax Caps Work? Lessons for New Jersey from Massachusetts
by Josh Barro
Civic Report 62, May 2010

Underfunded Teacher Pension Plans: It's Worse Than You Think
by Josh Barro, Stuart Buck
Civic Report 61, April 2010

Everyone Wins: How Charter Schools Benefit All New York City Public School Students
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 60, October 2009

Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States
by Jacob L. Vigdor
Civic Report 59, October 2009

How Special Ed Vouchers Keep Kids From Being Mislabeled as Disabled
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 58, August 2009

Preparing Prisoners For Employment: The Power Of Small Rewards
by Anne Morrison Piehl
Civic Report 57, May 2009

The NYC Teacher Pay-for-Performance Program: Early Evidence from a Randomized Trial
by Marcus A. Winters, Matthew G. Springer
Civic Report 56, April 2009

Grading New York: An Evaluation of New York City's Progress Reports Program
by Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 55, October 2008

Building on the Basics: The Impact of High-Stakes Testing on Student Proficiency in Low- Stakes Subjects
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters, David Wagner, Julie R. Trivitt
Civic Report 54, July 2008

Measuring Immigrant Assimilation in the United States
by Jacob L. Vigdor
Civic Report 53, May 2008

The Effect of Special Education Vouchers on Public School Achievement: Evidence From Florida's McKay Scholarship Programs
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 52, April 2008

What's in a Name? The Decline in The Civic Mission of School Names
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report 51, July 2007

How Much Are Public School Teachers Paid?
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 50, January 2007

Getting Farther Ahead by Staying Behind: A Second-Year Evaluation of Florida's Policy to end Social Promotion
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 49, September 2006

Leaving Boys Behind: Public High School Graduation Rates
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 48, April 2006

Pricing the "Luxury Product": New York City Taxes Under Mayor Bloomberg
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 47, November 2005

Mayor Bloomberg & The Limits of Pragmatism
by Nicole Gelinas
Civic Report 46, November 2005

The Cost of Their Intentions 2005: An Analysis of the Democratic Mayoral Candidates' Spending and Tax Proposals
by Nicole Gelinas
Civic Report 45, September 2005

Child Poverty and Welfare Reform: Stay the Course
by June E. O'Neill, Sanders Korenman
Civic Report 44, December 2004

The $36 Billion Bonus: New York's Gains from Federal Tax Cuts
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 43, August 2004

No Strings Attached? Ensuring that "CFE" Funds are Spent Effectively
by Raymond Domanico
Civic Report 42, July 2004

Private Competition for Public Services: Unfinished Agenda in New York State
by E. J. McMahon, Adrian Moore, Geoffrey F. Segal
Civic Report 41, December 2003

Defusing the Pension Bomb: How to Curb Public Retirement Costs in New York State
by E. J. McMahon, Peter Ferrara
Civic Report 40, November 2003

Why Is Manhattan So Expensive?
by Edward L. Glaeser, Joseph Gyourko
Civic Report 39, November 2003

Vouchers for Special Education Students: An Evaluation of Florida's McKay Scholarship Program
by Jay P. Greene, Greg Forster
Civic Report 38, June 2003

What Parents Think of New York's Charter Schools
by Duncan McCully, Patricia J. Malin
Civic Report 37, June 2003

Rent Control and Housing Investment: Evidence from Deregulation in Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Henry O. Pollakowski
Civic Report 36, May 2003

Gaining Ground, Moving Up: The Change in the Economic Status of Single Mothers Under Welfare Reform
by June E. O'Neill, M. Anne Hill
Civic Report 35, March 2003

Who Really Benefits from New York City's Rent Regulation System?
by Henry O. Pollakowski
Civic Report 34, March 2003

Testing High Stakes Tests: Can We Believe the Results of Accountability Tests?
by Jay P. Greene, Greg Forster, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 33, February 2003

Effects of Funding Incentives on Special Education Enrollment
by Jay P. Greene, Greg Forster
Civic Report 32, December 2002

Public School Graduation Rates in the United States
by Jay P. Greene, Marcus A. Winters
Civic Report 31, November 2002

Competitive Contracting of Bus Services: A Better Deal for Riders and Taxpayers
by E. J. McMahon, E. S. Savas
Civic Report 30, November 2002

Deja Vu All Over Again: The Right Way to Cure New York's Looming Budget Gap
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 29, October 2002

What Do Teachers Teach? A Survey of America's Fourth and Eighth Grade Teachers
by Christopher Barnes, Chester E. Finn, Jr.
Civic Report 28, September 2002

High School Graduation Rates in Washington State
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report 27, August 2002

Show Me the Money: Budget-Cutting Strategies for Cash-Strapped States
by William D. Eggers
Civic Report (with ALEC), July 2002

State of the New York City Public Schools 2002
by Raymond Domanico
Civic Report 26, March 2002

New York City's Housing Gap Revisited
by Peter D. Salins
Civic Report 25, February 2002

2001 Education Freedom Index
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report 24, January 2002

Tax-and-Spend, Boom-and-Bust: Lessons for Mayor Bloomberg
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 23, December 2001

Do Police Matter? An Analysis of the Impact of New York City's Police Reforms
by George L. Kelling, William H. Sousa, Jr.
Civic Report 22, December 2001

High School Graduation Rates in the United States
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report (with BAEO), November 2001

The Cost of Their Intentions: An Analysis of the Mayoral Candidates' Spending Proposals
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 21, October 2001

What New York Has Gained From Tax Cuts
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 20, September 2001

New York's Savings from the New Tax Law: A Good Start, But Loose Ends Remain
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 18, July 2001

Gaining Ground? Measuring the Impact of Welfare Reform on Welfare and Work
by June E. O'Neill, M. Anne Hill
Civic Report 17, July 2001

The Tip of the Iceberg: SURR Schools and Academic Failure in New York City
by Dr. Joseph Viteritti, Kevin Kosar
Civic Report 16, July 2001

An Evaluation of the Florida A-Plus Accountability and School Choice Program
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report (with Florida State University and PEPG), February 2001

Campaign 2000 Tax Proposals: What They Mean for New Yorkers
by E. J. McMahon
Civic Report 15, October 2000

Education Freedom Index
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report 14, September 2000

State of the New York City Public Schools
by Dr. Joseph Viteritti
Civic Report 13, September 2000

The Effect of School Choice: An Evaluation of the Charlotte Children's Scholarship Fund Program
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report 12, August 2000

A Survey of Results from Voucher Experiments: Where We Are and What We Know
by Jay P. Greene
Civic Report 11, July 2000

Transforming Probation Through Leadership: The "Broken Windows" Model
by The Reinventing Probation Council
Civic Report (with the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program, APPA, and NAPE), July 2000

Does Charter School Competition Improve Traditional Public Schools?
by Paul Teske, Mark Schneider
Civic Report 10, June 2000

School Finance Reform: A Case for Vouchers
by Nechyba Heise
Civic Report 9, October 1999

Right-Sizing Justice: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Imprisonment in Three States
by Anne Morrison Piehl, Bert Useem
Civic Report 8, September 1999

Broken Windows Probation: The Next Step in Fighting Crime
by The Reinventing Probation Council
Civic Report 7, August 1999

The New York City Teachers' Union Contract: Shackling Principals' Leadership
by Dale Ballou
Civic Report 6, June 1999

Debt & New York's Public Authorities: Borrowing Like There's No Tomorrow
by William J. Stern, Edwin Rubenstein
Civic Report 5, January 1998

The Whitman Tax Cuts: Real Gains For New Jersey Taxpayers
by Timothy Goodspeed
Civic Report 4, November 1997

What's Working? Lessons from the Front Lines of Welfare Reform
by Steven Cohen, William Eimicke
Civic Report (Civic Review 1), July1997

The Effects of Rent Deregulation in Massachusetts
by Henry O. Pollakowski
Civic Report 3, June 1997

New York City's Housing Gap
by Peter D. Salins
Civic Report 2, September 1996

New Jersey Income Tax Cut Led to Savings, Not Rise in Local Taxes
by Timothy Goodspeed, Peter D. Salins
Civic Report 1, March 1996

Politics and Public Pension Funds
by Roberta Romano
Civic Report (Booklet), June 1994

A Proposal to Expand Consumer Choice and Economic Opportunities by Deregulating the Auto Insurance Market
by Jeffrey O'Connell, Michael Horowitz
Civic Report (White Paper), September 1992



 

 
 
 

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