Author

Ludger Woessmann

    Author Website: http://cesifo.de/woessmann


    Author Bio:
    Ludger Woessmann is professor of economics at the University of Munich, head of the Department of Human Capital and Innovation at Ifo Institute for Economic Research, and coordinator of the European Expert Network on the Economics of Education (EENEE). His most recent book, School Accountability, Autonomy and Choice around the World, considers sources of international differences in student achievement.


Articles

U.S. Students from Educated Families Lag in International Tests

It’s not just about kids in poor neighborhoods

FALL 2014 / VOL. 14, NO. 4

Is the U.S. Catching Up?

International and state trends in student achievement

FALL 2012 / VOL. 12, NO. 4

Are U.S. Students Ready to Compete?

 
The latest on each state’s international standing

Fall 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 4

Merit Pay International

Countries with performance pay for teachers score higher on PISA tests

Spring 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 2

Teaching Math to the Talented

Which countries—and states—are producing high-achieving students?

Winter 2011 / Vol. 11, No. 1

School Choice International

Higher private school share boosts national test scores

Winter 2009 / Vol. 9, No. 1

Education and Economic Growth

It’s not just going to school, but learning something while there that matters

Spring 2008 / Vol. 8, No. 2

Why Students in Some Countries Do Better

International evidence on the importance of education policy

Summer 2001 / Vol. 1, No. 2

Crowd Control

Does reducing class size work?

Summer 2003 / Vol. 3, No. 3

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