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    Svorny, Shirley V.
    In many states, standardized tests are used to hold schools accountable for student academic achievement. To motivate improvement in test scores, financial awards are given to teachers and administrators in schools that show the greatest gains. Howeve . . .
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    Lowenberg, Anton D.
    We address empirically the question of why international economic sanctions are, or are not, chosen as instruments of foreign policy and the question of what determines their success. We hypothesize that cultural linkages between nations are an import . . .
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    Svorny, Shirley V.
    This paper examines the impact of district size on student academic performance using 1999 school level data provided by the California Department of Education. A production function is estimated, with the California Academic Performance Index (a weig . . .
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    Svorny, Shirley V.
    In many states, standardized tests are used to hold schools accountable for student academic achievement. To motivate improvement in test scores, financial awards are given to teachers and administrators in schools that show the greatest gains. Howeve . . .