Clara G. Muschkin

Associate Research Professor of Public Policy; Director, Child Policy Research Certificate Program; and Faculty Director, North Carolina Education Research Data Center

Journal Articles

  1. Muschkin, CG; Ladd, HF; Dodge, KA; Bai, Y Gender Differences in the Impact of North Carolina’s Early Care and Education Initiatives on Student Outcomes in Elementary School, Educational Policy ( (May, 2018), pp. 089590481877390-089590481877390 [doi]
  2. Dodge, KA; Bai, Y; Ladd, HF; Muschkin, CG Impact of North Carolina's Early Childhood Programs and Policies on Educational Outcomes in Elementary School., Child Development, vol. 88 no. 3 ( (May, 2017), pp. 996-1014 [doi]
  3. Muschkin, CG; Ladd, HF; Dodge, KA Impact of North Carolina’s Early Childhood Initiatives on Special Education Placements in Third Grade, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, vol. 37 no. 4 ( (December, 2015), pp. 478-500, American Educational Research Association (AERA), ISSN 0162-3737 [doi]
  4. Clotfelter, CT; Ladd, HF; Muschkin, C; Vigdor, JL Developmental education in North Carolina community colleges, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, vol. 37 no. 3 ( (January, 2015), pp. 354-375, American Educational Research Association (AERA), ISSN 0162-3737 [doi]
  5. Ladd, HF; Muschkin, CG; Dodge, KA From birth to school: Early childhood initiatives and third-grade outcomes in North Carolina, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 33 no. 1 ( (December, 2014), pp. 162-187, ISSN 0276-8739 [doi]
  6. Muschkin, CG; Glennie, E; Beck, AN Peer contexts: Do old for grade and retained peers influence student behavior in middle school?, Teachers College Record, vol. 116 no. 4 ( (January, 2014), ISSN 0161-4681
  7. Clotfelter, CT; Ladd, HF; Muschkin, CG; Vigdor, JL Success in Community College: Do Institutions Differ?, Research in Higher Education, vol. 54 no. 7 ( (November, 2013), pp. 805-824, Springer Nature, ISSN 0361-0365 [pdf], [doi]
  8. H.F. Ladd, C.G. Muschkin, K.A. Dodge From Birth to School: Early Childhood Programs and Third Grade Outcomes in North Carolina, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 33 no. 1 (2013) [doi]
  9. Beck, AN; Muschkin, CG The enduring impact of race: Understanding disparities in student disciplinary infractions and achievement, Sociological Perspectives, vol. 55 no. 4 ( (December, 2012), pp. 637-662, SAGE Publications, ISSN 0731-1214 [doi]
  10. Cook, PJ; MacCoun, R; Muschkin, C; Vigdor, J The negative impacts of starting middle school in sixth grade, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, vol. 27 no. 1 ( (December, 2008), pp. 104-121, WILEY, ISSN 0276-8739 [doi]
  11. MacCoun, R; Cook, PJ; Muschkin, C; Vigdor, JL Distinguishing spurious and real peer effects: Evidence from artificial societies, small-group experiments, and real schoolyards, Review of Law & Economics, vol. 4 no. 3 ( (January, 2008), pp. 695-714, WALTER DE GRUYTER GMBH, ISSN 1555-5879 [doi]
  12. Muschkin, CG; Malone, PS; Conduct Problems Prevention Research Group, Multiple Teacher Ratings: An evaluation of measurement strategies., Educational Research and Evaluation : an International Journal on Theory and Practice, vol. 13 no. 1 ( (February, 2007), pp. 71, ISSN 1380-3611 [doi]
  13. Cook, PJ; MacCoun, R; Muschkin, C; Vigdor, JL Should Sixth Grade Be in Elementary or Middle School? An Analysis of Grade Configuration and Student Behavior ( (August, 2006)
  14. Muschkin, CG; Patterson, CJ Aging trends - Puerto Rico., Journal of Cross Cultural Gerontology, vol. 12 no. 4 ( (December, 1997), pp. 373-385, ISSN 0169-3816 [doi]
  15. Ellis, M; Muschkin, C Migration of persons with AIDS--a search for support from elderly parents?, Social Science & Medicine, vol. 43 no. 7 ( (October, 1996), pp. 1109-1118, ISSN 0277-9536 [8890411], [doi]
  16. Santiago, AM; Muschkin, CG Disentangling the effects of disability status and gender on the labor supply of Anglo, black, and Latino older workers., Gerontologist, vol. 36 no. 3 ( (June, 1996), pp. 299-310, ISSN 0016-9013 [doi]
  17. Ellis, M; Muschkin, CG Migration in Search of Care: Elderly Parents as Potential Caregivers for Persons with AIDS, Social Science and Medicine, vol. 43 no. 7 (1996), pp. 1109
  18. Muschkin, CG Consequences of return migrant status for employment in Puerto Rico., International Migration Review, vol. 27 no. 1 ( (January, 1993), pp. 79-102 [doi]
  19. Muschkin, CG; Myers, GC Migration and household/family structure: Puerto Ricans in the United States., International Migration (Geneva, Switzerland), vol. 23 no. 4 ( (December, 1985), pp. 495-509 [doi]
  20. Myers, GC; Muschkin, CG Demographic consequences of migration trends in Puerto Rico: 1950-1980., International Migration (Geneva, Switzerland), vol. 22 no. 3 ( (January, 1984), pp. 214-227 [doi]

Edited Volumes

  1. H.F. Ladd & C.G. Muschkin . Research access to state education administrative data: the North Carolina Education Research Data Center (2009)

Papers Submitted

  1. C.G. Muschkin, H.F. Ladd, K.A. Dodge Impact of North Carolina’s Early Childhood Initiatives on Special Education Placements in Third Grade, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (2013)
  2. C.G. Muschkin, K.L. Bonneau Easing the Transition to High School: Effects of a Freshman Academy on Student Success, Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness (2013)
  3. C.G. Muschkin, with C.T. Clotfelter, H.L. Ladd, and J.L. Vigdor Developmental Education in North Carolina Community College, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (2013) [doi]
  4. C.T. Clotfelter, H.L. Ladd, C.G. Muschkin, and J.L. Vigdor Success in Community College: Do Institutions Differ? (2012) [pdf], [doi]
  5. C.G. Muschkin, A.N. Beck, and E.J. Glennie Peer Contexts: Do Old for Grade and Retained Peers Influence Student Behavior in Middle School? (2012)
  6. C.G. Muschkin and K.L. Bonneau Easing the Transition to High School: Effects of a Freshman Academy on Student Success (2012)
  7. H.F. Ladd, C.G. Muschkin, and K.A. Dodge From Birth to School: Early Childhood Programs and Third Grade Outcomes in North Carolina (2012)

Op-eds

  1. H.F. Ladd, C.G. Muschkin Research confirms effectiveness of early childhood education investments, Durham Herald-Sun (November 8, 2013)
  2. K.A. Dodge and C.G. Muschkin Restore N.C.'s leadership in early childhood learning, Raleigh News and Observer (November 1, 2012) [html]

Working Papers

  1. Muschkin, C.G., E.J. Glennie, and A.N. Beck Effects of School Peers on Student Behavior: Age, Grade Retention, and Disciplinary Infractions in Middle School ((forthcoming))

Published Policy Briefs and Comments

  1. C.G. Muschkin Research Brief: Variations in School Suspension by District, North Carolina. (2010) [pdf]