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When The Saints Come Marching In: Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on Student Evacuees

Bruce Sacerdote

NBER Working Paper No. 14385
Issued in October 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

I thank Joshua Angrist, Amitabh Chandra, Alan Gustman, Doug Staiger and NBER Summer Institute Participants for helpful suggestions and Celia Kujala for outstanding research assistance. I thank Fen Chou (Louisiana Department of Education), Ann Payne (Data Recognition Corp), and Richard Reeves (National Student Clearinghouse) for helping me assemble the data. The National Science Foundation and the US Department of Educations' Institute for Education Sciences provided generous funding. Data are provided by the Louisiana Department of Education, the East Baton Rouge School District and the National Student Clearinghouse. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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