Bob Reed received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in 1985. He is currently professor of economics at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. He has taught at Texas A&M University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Oklahoma. Professor Reed has published in the areas of labor economics, public choice, public finance, and applied econometrics. His work has appeared in numerous professional journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Journal of Public Economics, Journal of Labor Economics, Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Oxford Bulletin of Economics & Statistics, Health Economics, and Research Synthesis Methods. His recent research interests include replication and meta-analysis.