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Vivian Wong

Vivian C. Wong

Assistant Professor
Curry School of Education
University of Virginia


Awards/Honors

  • 2010 - Institute of Education Sciences Outstanding Predoctoral Fellow

Research/Scholarship

Education

Year Degree Institution
2010 PhD, Human Development and Social Policy
Human Development and Social Policy
Northwestern University
1998 BA University of Chicago

Selected Publications

Hallberg, K., Wing, C., Wong, V.C., & Cook, T.D. (Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Experimental Design for Causal Inference: Clinical Trial and Regression-Discontinuity Designs in Little, T., The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods Oxford University Press.

Wong, V.C., Wing, C., Steiner, P.M., Wong, M., & Cook, T.D. (Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Research designs for program evaluation in Velicer, W; Schinka, J. , Handbook of Psychology (2nd edition) Wiley and Sons.

Wong, V. C., Steiner, P. M., Cook, T. D. (Working Paper/In Press/Under Review). Analyzing Regression-Discontinuity Designs with Multiple Assignment Variables: A Comparative Study of Four Estimation Methods. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics.
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Shadish, W. S., Galindo, R., Wong, V. C., Steiner, P. M., Cook, T. D. (June, 2011). A randomized experiment comparing random to cutoff-based assignment. Psychological Methods.
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Cook, T. D., Wong, M., Wong, V. C. (2011). The interdependence of politics and science in the evolution of Head Start in N. Stein, S. Raudenbush , Developmental Cognitive Science Goes to School (pp. 300-313). Routledge.

Wong, V. C., Cook, T.D., Barnett, W.S., Jung, K. (January, 2008). An effectiveness-based evaluation of five state pre-kindergarten programs. . Journal of Policy Analysis and Management: 122-154.
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Cook, T. D. & Wong, V. C. (2008). Better Quasi-Experimental Practice in P. Alasuutari, J. Brannen, and L. Bickman (eds.), The Handbook of Social Research (pp. 134-165). Sage Publications.

Cook, T. D. & Wong, V. C. (2008). Empirical tests of the validity of the regression discontinuity design. Annales d'Economie et de Statistique.

Cook, T. D., Shadish, W.S., & Wong, V. C. (2008). Three conditions under which experiments and observational studies often produce comparable causal estimates: New findings from within-study comparisons. . Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
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Cook, T. D. & Wong, V. C. (2007). The warrant for universal pre-K: Can several thin reeds make a strong policy boat? Social Policy Report. Social Policy Report: 14-15.
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Hirsch, B. J. & Wong, V. (2005). After-School Programs in D. DuBois & M. Karcher (eds.), Handbook of Youth Mentoring Thousand Oaks.

Research Interests

Within-study comparisons of experimental and quasi-experimental designs; issues in the implementation and analysis of regression discontinuity and abbreviated interrupted time series designs; and evaluation of state pre-kindergarten programs.


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