Baker, D. P., Eslinger, P. J., Benavides, M., Peters, E., Dieckmann, N. F., Leon, J. (2015). The cognitive impact of the education revolution. A possible cause of the Flynn Effect on population IQ. Intelligence, 49, 144-158.

Dieckmann, N. F., Peters, E., Baker, D., Leon, J., Benavidez, M., Norris, A. (expected 2014). The role of numeracy and fluid intelligence in sex-related protective behaviors. Special Issue of Current HIV Research

Baker, D. P., Salinas, D., and Eslinger, P. J. (2012). An envisioned bridge: Schooling as a neurocognitive developmental institution. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 2S, S6– S17. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2011.12.001

Baker, D., Knipe, H., Collins, J., Leon, J., Cummings, E., Blair, C., and Gamson, D. (2010). One Hundred Years of Elementary School Mathematics in the United States: A Content Analysis and Cognitive Assessment of Textbooks From 1900 to 2000. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 41(4): 383-424.


Smith, W. C., Anderson, E., Salinas, D., Horvatek, R., & Baker, D. P. (2015). A meta-analysis of education effects on chronic disease: The dynamics of the Population Education Transition Curve. Social Science and Medicine, 127, 29-40.

Smith-Greenaway, E. (2013). Maternal reading skills and child mortality in Nigeria: A reassessment of why education matters. Demography, 50, 1551–1561.

Halabi, S., Smith, W., Collins, J., Baker, D., and Bedford, J. (2012). A document analysis of HIV/AIDS education interventions in Ghana. Health Education Journal, 0(0): 1-15.).

Smith-Greenaway, E., Leon, J. and Baker, D. (2012). Understanding the association between maternal education and use of health services in Ghana: Exploring the role of health knowledge. Journal of Biosocial Science, 1(1), 1-15.

Smith, W., Salinas, D. & Baker, D. (2012). Multiple effects of education on disease: The intriguing case of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Wiseman, A. & Glover, R. (Eds.), The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Education Worldwide (pp. 79-104). United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing.

Baker, D. P., Leon, J., Smith Greenaway, E. G., Collins, J., and Movit, M. (2011). The Education Effect on Population Health: A Reassessment. Population and Development Review, 37(2): 307-332.

Baker, D. P., Leon, J., & Collins, J. M. (2010). Facts, attitudes, and health reasoning about HIV and AIDS: Explaining the education effect on condom use among adults in sub-Saharan Africa. AIDS and Behavior, 11. doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9717-9

Peters, E., Baker, D. P., Dieckmann, N. F., Leon, J., & Collins, J. (2010). Explaining the effect of education on health: A field study in Ghana. Psychological Science. doi: 10.1177/0956797610381506

Baker, D. P., Collins, J. M., & Leon, J. (2009). Risk factor or social vaccine? The historical progression of HIV and AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prospects, 38, 467-486.



Baker, D. P. (2014). Minds, Politics, and Gods in the Schooled Society: Consequences of the Education Revolution. Comparative Education Review, 58(1), 6-23.

Smith, W. C. & Rowland, J. (2014). Parent trigger laws and the promise of parental voice. Journal of School Choice, 8(1), 94-112.

Fleishman, S. S., & Luo, Y. (2013). China’s top-up policy and the role of community college-like institutions in educational expansion. Research in Comparative and International Education, 8(2), 119-131.

Smith, W. (2013a). Preparing students for post-secondary opportunities and occupations in Pennsylvania. The Beacon, 10(2), 1-9.

Smith, W. (2013b). Framing the debate over teacher unions. Mid-Atlantic Education Review 1(1), 17-26.

Wiseman A. W. & Anderson, E. (2013). Developing innovation and entrepreneurial skills in youth through mass education: The example of ICT in the UAE. In A. W. Wiseman (Ed.), International education and public sector entrepreneurship. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.

Salinas, D., & Fraser, P. (2012). Educational opportunity and contentious politics: The 2011 Chilean student movement. Berkeley Review of Education, 3(1), 17-47.

Baker, D. P. (2009). The educational transformation of work: Towards a new synthesis. Journal of Education and Work, 22, 163-193.