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The Role of Simplification and Information in College Decisions: Results from the H&R Block FAFSA Experiment

Eric P. Bettinger, Bridget Terry Long, Philip Oreopoulos, Lisa Sanbonmatsu

NBER Working Paper No. 15361
Issued in September 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

This research was made possible with generous funding from The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; National Science Foundation (Award No. SES-0721158); Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (through the National Center for Postsecondary Research); Kauffman Foundation; Spencer Foundation; and the MacArthur Foundation. This research was conducted in collaboration with the LMI Policy Research Institute and H&R Block. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the LMI Policy Research Institute, H&R Block, or the National Bureau of Economic Research. All opinions and mistakes are our own.

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