First in the Class? Age and the Education Production Function
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We thank Bruce Sacerdote for helpful conversations. We are also grateful to Joshua Angrist, Sandra Black, Kristin Butcher, David Card, Damon Clark, Ethan Lewis, Jens Ludwig, Heather Royer, Douglas Staiger, and seminar participants at Case Western Reserve University, Dartmouth College, the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, the University of Florida, Wellesley College, the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Conference, and the Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting for comments on an earlier draft. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.