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PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004BS, Brigham Young University, 1999
Lars J. Lefgren, David P. Sims and Olga Stoddard (2016). Effort, luck and voting for redistribution. Journal of Public Economics.
Scott Condie, Lars J. Lefgren and David P. Sims (2014). Teacher heterogeneity, value-added, and education policy. Economics of Education Review.
Lars J. Lefgren, Matthew J. Lindquist, and David P. Sims (2012). Rich Dad, Smart Dad: Decomposing the Intergenerational Transmission of Income. Journal of Political Economy.
David P. Sims (2011). Lifting all boats? Finance litigation, education resources and student needs in the post-Rose era. Education Finance and Policy.
Brian A. Jacob, Lars J. Lefgren, and David P. Sims (2010). The Persistence of Teacher - Induced Learning. Journal of Human Resources.
Michael R. Ransom, and David P. Sims (2010). Estimating the Firms's Labor Supply Curve in a New Monopsony Framework: School Teachers in Missouri. Journal of Labor Economics.