Tim Kautz

Research


JOURNAL ARTICLES

  • Duckworth, Angela L., Tim Kautz, Amy Defnet, Emma Satlof-Bedrick, Sean Talamas, Benjamin Lira Luttges, and Laurence Steinberg. (In press). "Students Attending School Remotely Suffer Socially, Emotionally, and Academically." Educational Researcher. [Abstract]

  • Schochet, Peter Z., Nicole E. Pashley, Luke W. Miratrix, and Tim Kautz. (2021). "Design-Based Ratio Estimators and Central Limit Theorems for Clustered, Blocked RCTs." Journal of the American Statistical Association, DOI: 10.1080/01621459.2021.1906685. [Abstract]

  • Hock, Heinrich, Dara Lee Luca, Tim Kautz, and David Stapleton. (2021). "Improving the Earnings of Youth with Health Impairments Through Comprehensive Training and Employment Services: Evidence from the Job Corps Program." Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, DOI: 10.1111/jems.12423. [Abstract]

  • Deke, John, Thomas Wei, and Tim Kautz. (2021). "Asymdystopia: The Threat of Small Biases in Evaluations of Education Interventions that Need to be Powered to Detect Small Impacts." Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 14(1): 207-240. [Abstract]

  • Chen, Yuanyuan, Shuaizhang Feng, James J. Heckman, and Tim Kautz. (2020). "Sensitivity of Self-Reported Non-Cognitive Skills to Survey Administration Conditions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(2): 931-935. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J. and Kautz, Tim. (2012). "Hard Evidence on Soft Skills." Labour Economics, 19(4): 451-64. [Abstract]

  • Kautz, Tim, Eran Bendavid, Jay Bhattacharya, and Grant Miller. (2010). "AIDS and Declining Support for Dependent Elderly People in Africa: Retrospective Analysis Using Demographic and Health surveys." British Medical Journal, 340: c2841. [Abstract]

  • BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Heckman, James J., Tomas Jagelka, and Tim Kautz. (2021). "Some Contributions of Economics to the Study of Personality." In Handbook of Personality, Vol. 4, edited by O.P. John and R.W. Robins. New York, NY: Guilford Press. pp. 853-892. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J. and Kautz, Tim. (2014). "Achievement Tests and the Role of Character in American Life," In The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life, edited by J.J. Heckman, J.E. Humphries, and T. Kautz. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. pp. 3-56. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J., John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz. (2014). "Who Are The GEDs," In The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life, edited by J.J. Heckman, J.E. Humphries, and T. Kautz. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. pp. 139-170. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J., John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz. (2014). "The Economic and Social Benefits of GED Certification," In The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life, edited by J.J. Heckman, J.E. Humphries, and T. Kautz. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. pp. 171-267. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J. and Kautz, Tim. (2014). "Fostering and Measuring Skills: Interventions that Improve Character and Cognition," In The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life, edited by J.J. Heckman, J.E. Humphries, and T. Kautz. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. pp. 293-317. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J., John Eric Humphries, and Tim Kautz. (2014). "What Should be Done?," In The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life, edited by J.J. Heckman, J.E. Humphries, and T. Kautz. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. pp. 431-436. [Abstract]

  • Almlund, Mathilde, Angela Lee Duckworth, James J. Heckman, and Tim Kautz. (2011). "Personality Psychology and Economics," In Handbook of the Economics of Education, Vol. 4, edited by E. Hanushek, S. Machin, and L. Woessman. Amsterdam: Elsevier. pp. 1-181. [Abstract]

  • SELECTED POLICY REPORTS AND BRIEFS

  • Kautz, Tim, and Quinn Moore. (2020). "Selecting and Testing Measures of Self-Regulation Skills Among Low-Income Populations." OPRE Report 2020-138. Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [Abstract]

  • Goldring, Ellen, Melissa A. Clark, Mollie Rubin, Laura K. Rogers, Jason A. Grissom, Brian Gill, Tim Kautz, Moira McCullough, Michael Neel, and Alyson Burnett. (2020). "Changing the Principal Supervisor Role to Better Support Principals: Evidence from the Principal Supervisor Initiative." Princeton, NJ: Mathematica. [Abstract]

  • Kautz, Tim, Charles Tilley, Christine Ross, and Natalie Larkin. (2020). "Development of a School Survey and Index as a School Performance Measure in Maryland: A REL-MSDE Research Partnership." Washington, DC: Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. [Abstract]

  • Herrmann, Mariesa, Melissa Clark, Susanne James-Burdumy, Christina Tuttle, Tim Kautz, Virginia Knechtel, Dallas Dotter, Claire Smither Wulsin, and John Deke. (2019). "The Effects of a Principal Professional Development Program Focused on Instructional Leadership." NCEE Report 2020-0002. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. [Abstract]

  • Heckman, James J., Tim Kautz, and Charles Tilley. (2019). "Advancing the Measurement of Non-Cognitive Skills: Evidence from Chicago Public Schools." Princeton, NJ: Mathematica. [Abstract]

  • Moore, Quinn, Sheena McConnell, Alan Werner, Tim Kautz, Kristen Joyce, Kelley Borradaile, and Bethany Bolland. (2019). "Evaluation of Employment Coaching for TANF and Related Populations: Evaluation Design Report." OPRE Report 2019-65. Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [Abstract]

  • Kautz, Tim, and Quinn Moore. (2018). "Measuring Self-Regulation Skills in Evaluations of Employment Programs for Low-Income Populations: Challenges and Recommendations." OPRE Report 2018-83. Washington, DC: Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [Abstract]

  • Kautz, Tim, and Russel Cole. (2017). "Selecting Benchmark and Sensitivity Analyses." Evaluation Technical Assistance Brief. Rockville, MD: Office of Adolescent Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [Abstract]

  • Deke, John, Thomas Wei, and Tim Kautz. (2017). "Asymdystopia: The Threat of Small Biases in Evaluations of Education Interventions that Need to be Powered to Detect Small Impacts." NCEE Report 2018-4002. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. [Abstract]

  • Kautz, Tim, Peter Z. Schochet, and Charles Tilley. (2017). "Comparing Impact Findings from Design-based and Model-based Methods: An Empirical Investigation." NCEE Report 2017-4026. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education. [Abstract]

  • Kautz, Tim, James J. Heckman, Ron Diris, Bas ter Weel, and Lex Borghans. (2014). "Fostering and Measuring Skills: Improving Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills to Promote Lifetime Success." Paris, France: Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development. [Abstract]

  • Macurdy, Thomas, Jonathan Gibbs, Tim Kautz, Thomas Deleire, and Margaret O'Brian-Strain. (2009). "Geographic Variation in Drug Prices and Spending in the Part D Program." Baltimore: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. [Abstract]

  • WORKS IN PROGRESS

  • Feng, Shuaizhang, Yujie Han, James J. Heckman, and Tim Kautz. In preparation. "Comparing the reliability and predictive power of child, teacher, and guardian reports of noncognitive skills." [Abstract]

  • Milkman, Katherine L., Dena Gromet, Hung Ho, Joseph S. Kay, Timothy Lee, Pepi Pandiloski, Yeji Park, Aneesh Rai, Max Bazerman, John Beshears, Lauri Bonacorsi, Colin Camerer, Edward Chang, Gretchen Chapman, Robert Cialdini, Hengchen Dai, Lauren Eskreis-Winkler, Ayelet Fishbach, James J. Gross, Samantha Horn, Alexa Hubbard, Steven J. Jones, Dean Karlan, Tim Kautz, Erika Kirgios, Joowon Klusowski, Ariella Kristal, Rahul Ladhania, George Loewenstein, Jens Ludwig, Barbara Mellers, Sendhil Mullainathan, Silvia Saccardo, Jann Spiess, Gaurav Suri, Joachim H. Talloen, Jamie Taxer, Yaacov Trope, Lyle Ungar, Kevin G. Volpp, Ashley Whillans, Jonathan Zinman, and Angela L. Duckworth. Invited for revision and resubmission to Nature. "A Mega-Study Approach to Applied Behavioral Science."

  • Kautz, Tim and Wladimir Zanoni. Under review. "Measuring and Fostering Non-Cognitive Skills in Adolescence: Evidence from Chicago Public Schools and the OneGoal Program." [Abstract]