Dora Gicheva

There are 17 included publications by Dora Gicheva :

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Altruism and Burnout: Long Hours in the Teaching Profession 2022 84 This article explores why many public school teachers work substantially more hours than required by contract, given that the elasticity of their earnings with respect to their hours is close to zero. The author introduces a theoretical framework for...
Are Female Supervisors More Female-Friendly? 2014 1912 We introduce the idea that easily inferable demographic characteristics such as gender may not be sufficient to define type in the supervisor-employee mentoring relationship. We use longitudinal data on athletic directors at NCAA Division I programs ...
Career Implications of Having a Female-Friendly Supervisor 2018 118 The authors study how variations in supervisors’ attitudes toward working with females generate gender differences in workers’ observed career outcomes. The employment records of athletic directors and head coaches in a set of NCAA Division I program...
The gender gap in federal and private support for entrepreneurship 2015 126 The role of gender in entrepreneurship has been thoroughly investigated. However, less is knownabout gender differences in access to private investment when attempting to develop a new technology. In this paper, we use data collected by the National ...
The Impact of the Affordable Care Act Medicaid Expansions on the Sources of Health Insurance Coverage of Undergraduate Students in the United States 2021 55 This article examines how the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansions affected the sources of health insurance coverage of undergraduate students in the United States. We show that the Affordable Care Act expansions increased the Medicaid coverage of...
Innovative activity and gender dynamics 2021 52 We explore the innovative performance of firms resulting from their Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) research-funded projects in terms of the gender dynamics of the firms. Using commercialization as the relevant performance metric, ...
Investigating Income Effects in Scanner Data: Do Gasoline Prices Affect Grocery Purchases? 2010 1968 There is much discussion in the popular press about how consumers adjust their purchase decisions for items from lattes and restaurant meals to which type of meat to purchase for dinner during times of rising fuel prices.1 While analysts a...
Leveraging entrepreneurship through private investments: Does gender matter? 2013 1709 Using project data from a random sample of Phase II research awards from the National Institutes of Health SBIR program, we estimate the relative probability that woman-owned firms are able to attract private investments to fund the transition of the...
On the economic performance of nascent entrepreneurs 2016 67 This paper assesses the R&D performance of nascent and established technology-based small firms that receive a Phase II R&D award from the U.S. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Our empirical analysis is based on a two-stage selectio...
Requiring Versus Recommending Preparation Before Class: Does It Matter? 2018 46 Asking students to come to class prepared is quite common in undergraduate and graduate education. We use a quasiexperimental design to assess whether requiring undergraduate students in an introductory course to review prior to lecture the material ...
Student loans or marriage? A look at the highly educated 2016 142 I examine the relationship between student loans and marital status among individuals considering or pursuing graduate management education. Using data from a panel survey of registrants for the Graduate Management Admission Test, I show that the amo...
Tax benefits for graduate education: Incentives for whom? 2013 1241 Numerous studies have examined the enrollment responses of traditional undergraduate students to the introduction of government-provided tuition subsidies, but far less attention has been devoted to the elasticity of demand for graduate education. Th...
Teachers’ working hours during the COVID-19 Pandemic 2022 63 This study uses nationally representative data for the United States from the Basic Monthly Current Population Survey to document how teachers’ hours of work have changed in 2020 and 2021 relative to typical labor supply levels and to the hours worke...
Using Mixed Methods to Explore Variations in Impact Within RCTs: The Case of Project COMPASS 2021 42 Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in education are common as the design allows for an unbiased estimate of the overall impact of a program. As more RCTs are completed, researchers are also noting that an overall average impact may mask substantial ...
Worker mobility, employer-provided general training, and the choice of graduate education. 2012 1535 This paper links inherent mobility to observed schooling choices. A job search model with graduate education predicts that more mobile workers are more likely to enroll in full-time MBA programs. Adding to the literature on employer-sponsored general...
Working Long Hours and Early Career Outcomes in the High-End Labor Market. 2013 3117 This study establishes empirically a positive but nonlinear relationship between weekly hours and hourly wage growth. For workers who put in over 47 hours per week, 5 extra hours are associated with a 1% increase in annual wage growth. This correl...
Workplace support and diversity in the market for public school teachers 2019 60 Mentoring, and to a greater extent support from high-level administrators, has been shown to decrease worker turnover in general, but little is known about its differential impact on minority workers. Utilizing four waves of the Schools and Staffing ...