Publications

Making the Grade: The Effect of Teacher Grading Standards on Student Outcomes.

Published in Working Paper, 2022

(with Seth Gershenson, and Adam Tyner) Paper examines the effect of teacher grading standards on student attendance and learning.

Recommended citation: Gershenson, Seth, Stephen B. Holt, and Adam Tyner. (2022). Making the Grade: The Effect of Teacher Grading Standards on Student Outcomes. (EdWorkingPaper: 22-644). Retrieved from Annenberg Institute at Brown University. https://doi.org/10.26300/3vyr-jy06

Strictly Speaking: Examining Teacher Use of Punishment and Student Outcomes.

Published in Working Paper, 2022

(with Katie Vinopal, Heasun Choi, and Lucy C. Sorensen) Paper examines the effect of teacher referral use patterns on student attendance and learning.

Recommended citation: Holt, Stephen B., Katie Vinopal, Heasun Choi, and Lucy C. Sorensen. (2022). Strictly Speaking: Examining Teacher Use of Punishment and Student Outcomes. (EdWorkingPaper: 22-563). Retrieved from Annenberg Institute at Brown University. https://doi.org/10.26300/meqn-w550

Public Service Motivation and Public Opinion: Examining Antecedents and Attitudes

Published in Elements in Public and Nonprofit Administration, 2021

(with Jaclyn S. Piatak) Short book examines the association between PSM and public opinion on government policy.

Recommended citation: Piatak, Jaclyn S, and Holt, Stephen B. (2021). Public Service Motivation and Public Opinion: Examining Antecedents and Attitudes. (Elements in Public and Nonprofit Administration. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://www.cambridge.org/core/elements/abs/public-service-motivation-and-public-opinion/0BBE98D237FF784AD3BCA0E3C2032D9E

Sorting it Out: The Effects of Charter Expansion on Teacher and Student Composition at Traditional Public Schools

Published in Economics of Education Review, 2021

(with Lucy C. Sorensen) Paper examines the effect of charter sector expansion on teacher and student composition at traditional public schools.

Recommended citation: Sorensen, Lucy C, and Holt, Stephen B. (2021). "Sorting it Out: The Effects of Charter Expansion on Teacher and Student Composition at Traditional Public Schools." Economics of Education Review. http://stevebholt.github.io/files/SorensenHolt2021EER.pdf

Disentangling altruism and public service motivation: who exhibits organizational citizenship behaviour?

Published in Public Management Review, 2020

(with Jaclyn S. Piatak) Paper examines distinctiveness of altruism and PSM in predicting organizational citizenship bheaviors.

Recommended citation: Piatak, Jaclyn S, and Holt, Stephen B. (2020). "Disentangling altruism and public service motivation: who exhibits organizational citizenship behaviour?." Public Management Review. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14719037.2020.1740302

When Knowing is Caring: Examining the Relationship Between Diversity Exposure and PSM

Published in Review of Public Personnel Administration, 2020

(with Heasun Choi) Paper examines the effects of attending diverse high schools on public service motivation.

Recommended citation: Holt, Stephen B and Choi, Heasun. (2020). "When Knowing is Caring: Examining the Relationship Between Diversity Exposure and PSM." Review of Public Personnel Administration. http://stevebholt.github.io/files/HoltChoi2020ROPPA.pdf

Managing Racial Diversity: Matching Internal Strategies with Environmental Needs

Published in Public Administration Review, 2019

(with Ana A. Amirkhanyan, Austin M. MecRea, and Kenneth J. Meier) Paper examines the interaction between management policies in workforce recruitment and training on performance in nurshing homes serving diverse clients.

Recommended citation: Amirkhanyan, Ana A, Holt, Stephen B, McCrea, Austin M, and Meier, Kenneth J. (2019). "Managing Racial Diversity: Matching Internal Strategies with Environmental Needs." Public Administration Review. 79(1). http://stevebholt.github.io/files/AmirkhanyanHoltMcReaMeier2019PAR.pdf

Examining the Influence of Representative Bureaucracy in Public and Private Prisons

Published in Policy Studies Journal, 2019

(with Jocelyn M. Johnston) Paper examines the effects of representation among prison staff on prison environment in public and private prisons.

Recommended citation: Johnston, Jocelyn M, and Holt, Stephen B. (2019). "Examining the Influence of Representative Bureaucracy in Public and Private Prisons." Policy Studies Journal. http://stevebholt.github.io/files/JohnstonHolt2019PSJ.pdf

Job Mobility Among Millennials: Do They Stay or Do They Go?

Published in Review of Public Personnel Administrationr, 2019

(with Khaldoun AbouAssi and Jasmine McGinnis Johnson) Paper examines factors that predict sector selection and retention among a national cohort of Millennials.

Recommended citation: AbouAssi, Khaldoun, Johnson, Jasmine McGinnis, and Holt, Stephen B. (2019). "Job Mobility Among Millennials: Do They Stay or Do They Go?." Review of Public Personnel Administration. http://stevebholt.github.io/files/AbouAssiJohnsonHolt2019ROPPA.pdf

Prosocial Behaviors: A Matter of Altruism or Public Service Motivation?

Published in Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, 2019

(with Jaclyn Piatak) Paper examines the empirical distinctiveness of common measures of altruism and public service motivation.

Recommended citation: Piatak, Jaclyn S, and Holt, Stephen B. (2019). "Prosocial Behaviors: A Matter of Altruism or Public Service Motivation?." Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. http://stevebholt.github.io/files/PiatakHolt2019JPART.pdf

Who believes in me? The effect of student–teacher demographic match on teacher expectations

Published in Economics of Education Review, 2016

(with Seth Gershenson and Nicholas Papageorge) Paper examines racial differences in teacher academic expectations.

Recommended citation: Gershenson, Seth, Holt, Stephen B, Papageorge, Nicholas W. (2016). "Who believes in me? The effect of student–teacher demographic match on teacher expectations." Economics of Education Review. 52. http://stevebholt.github.io/files/GershensonHoltPapageorgeEER.pdf