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NBER Papers in the Economics of Education


2016
w22347 Eric Bettinger
Oded Gurantz
Laura Kawano
Bruce Sacerdote

The Long Run Impacts of Merit Aid: Evidence from California’s Cal Grant

w22339 James J. Heckman
Chase O. Corbin

Capabilities and Skills

w22337 Mark Hoekstra
Pierre Mouganie
Yaojing Wang

Peer Quality and the Academic Benefits to Attending Better Schools

w22325 Peter Arcidiacono
Esteban Aucejo
Arnaud Maurel
Tyler Ransom

College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation

w22320 Philip Oreopoulos
Reuben Ford

Keeping College Options Open: A Field Experiment to Help All High School Seniors Through the College Application Process

w22291 James J. Heckman
John Eric Humphries
Gregory Veramendi

Returns to Education: The Causal Effects of Education on Earnings, Health and Smoking

w22287 Stephanie Riegg Cellini
Nicholas Turner

Gainfully Employed? Assessing the Employment and Earnings of For-Profit College Students Using Administrative Data

w22263 Claudia Persico
David Figlio
Jeffrey Roth

Inequality Before Birth: The Developmental Consequences of Environmental Toxicants

w22262 Umut Özek
David N. Figlio

Cross-Generational Differences in Educational Outcomes in the Second Great Wave of Immigration

w22260 Rodney J. Andrews
Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Recruiting and Supporting Low-Income, High-Achieving Students at Flagship Universities

w22237 George Bulman
Robert W. Fairlie

Technology and Education: Computers, Software, and the Internet

w22233 Jessica Leight
Elaine M. Liu

Maternal Education, Parental Investment and Non-Cognitive Skills in Rural China

w22226 C. Kirabo Jackson
What Do Test Scores Miss? The Importance of Teacher Effects on Non-Test Score Outcomes

w22222 C. Kirabo Jackson
The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Academic Outcomes and Crime: Fresh Evidence from Low-Performing Schools in Trinidad and Tobago

w22217 Charles T. Clotfelter
Steven W. Hemelt
Helen F. Ladd

Multifaceted Aid for Low-Income Students and College Outcomes: Evidence from North Carolina

w22207 Rebecca Diamond
Petra Persson

The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-stakes Tests

w22205 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

The 'Pupil' Factory: Specialization and the Production of Human Capital in Schools

w22173 Matthew Wiswall
Basit Zafar

Preference for the Workplace, Human Capital, and Gender

w22168 Jason Fletcher
Barbara L. Wolfe

The Importance of Family Income in the Formation and Evolution of Non-Cognitive Skills in Childhood

w22167 Abhijit Banerjee
Sylvain Chassang
Erik Snowberg

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

w22165 Thomas S. Dee
Will Dobbie
Brian A. Jacob
Jonah Rockoff

The Causes and Consequences of Test Score Manipulation: Evidence from the New York Regents Examinations

w22130 Roland G. Fryer
Jr

The Production of Human Capital in Developed Countries: Evidence from 196 Randomized Field Experiments

w22127 Susan Dynarski
Judith Scott-Clayton

Tax Benefits for College Attendance

w22120 Christopher Avery
Brian Cadman
Gavin Cassar

Academics vs. Athletics: Career Concerns for NCAA Division I Coaches

w22112 Ofer Malamud
Cristian Pop-Eleches
Miguel Urquiola

Interactions Between Family and School Environments: Evidence on Dynamic Complementarities?

w22109 Umut Dur
Parag A. Pathak
Tayfun Sönmez

Explicit vs. Statistical Preferential Treatment in Affirmative Action: Theory and Evidence from Chicago's Exam Schools

w22107 Steven D. Levitt
John A. List
Sally Sadoff

The Effect of Performance-Based Incentives on Educational Achievement: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

w22104 David Card
Laura Giuliano

Can Tracking Raise the Test Scores of High-Ability Minority Students?

w22098 Bryan S. Graham
Guido W. Imbens
Geert Ridder

Identification and Efficiency Bounds for the Average Match Function under Conditionally Exogenous Matching

w22061 Derek Laing
Steven G. Rivkin
Jeffrey C. Schiman
Jason Ward

Decentralized Governance and the Quality of School Leadership

w22054 Brian Jacob
Jonah E. Rockoff
Eric S. Taylor
Benjamin Lindy
Rachel Rosen

Teacher Applicant Hiring and Teacher Performance: Evidence from DC Public Schools

w22049 Taryn Dinkelman
Martine Mariotti

The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin

w22042 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
Elira Kuka

The Long-Run Effects of Disruptive Peers

w22030 Michael F. Lovenheim
Randall Reback
Leigh Wedenoja

How Does Access to Health Care Affect Teen Fertility and High School Dropout Rates? Evidence from School-based Health Centers

w22013 Brian Jacob
Susan Dynarski
Kenneth Frank
Barbara Schneider

Are Expectations Alone Enough? Estimating the Effect of a Mandatory College-Prep Curriculum in Michigan

w22011 Julien Lafortune
Jesse Rothstein
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement

w22010 Russell Cooper
Huacong Liu

MisMatch in Human Capital Accumulation

w21986 John P. Papay
Eric S. Taylor
John H. Tyler
Mary Laski

Learning Job Skills from Colleagues at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment Using Teacher Performance Data

w21967 Grey Gordon
Aaron Hedlund

Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition

w21962 Stephen B. Billings
David J. Deming
Stephen L. Ross

Partners in Crime: Schools, Neighborhoods and the Formation of Criminal Networks

w21961 Raj Chetty
John N. Friedman
Jonah Rockoff

Using Lagged Outcomes to Evaluate Bias in Value-Added Models

w21951 Harvey S. Rosen
Alexander J. W. Sappington

To Borrow or Not to Borrow? An Analysis of University Leverage Decisions

w21947 Celeste K. Carruthers
Marianne H. Wanamaker

Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: Human Capital and the Jim Crow Wage Gap

w21936 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Frina Lin
Jeremy Majerovitz
Benjamin Scuderi

Childhood Environment and Gender Gaps in Adulthood

w21926 Charles T. Clotfelter
Steven W. Hemelt
Helen Ladd

Raising the Bar for College Admission: North Carolina’s Increase in Minimum Math Course Requirements

w21922 Melinda Adnot
Thomas Dee
Veronica Katz
James Wyckoff

Teacher Turnover, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement in DCPS

w21895 Beth E. Schueler
Joshua Goodman
David J. Deming

Can States Take Over and Turn Around School Districts? Evidence from Lawrence, Massachusetts

w21894 Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser
Adi Shany

Out of Africa: Human Capital Consequences of In Utero Conditions

w21865 Thomas Dee
Emily Penner

The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum


2015
w21839 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher R. Walters

School Vouchers and Student Achievement: Evidence from the Louisiana Scholarship Program

w21835 Hugh Macartney
Robert McMillan
Uros Petronijevic

Incentive Design in Education: An Empirical Analysis

w21831 Peter Hinrichs
An Empirical Analysis of Racial Segregation in Higher Education

w21828 Jason M. Lindo
Peter M. Siminski
Isaac D. Swensen

College Party Culture and Sexual Assault

w21827 Liang Zhang
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
Xiangmin Liu

Changing Faculty Employment at Four-Year Colleges and Universities in the United States

w21824 Chinhui Juhn
Yona Rubinstein
C. Andrew Zuppann

The Quantity-Quality Trade-off and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skills

w21806 Joppe de Ree
Karthik Muralidharan
Menno Pradhan
Halsey Rogers

Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on the Impact of an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase on Student Performance in Indonesia

w21781 Lindsay C. Page
Judith Scott-Clayton

Improving College Access in the United States: Barriers and Policy Responses

w21770 Eric A. Hanushek
Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Economic Gains for U.S. States from Educational Reform

w21766 Sneha Elango
Jorge Luis García
James J. Heckman
Andrés Hojman

Early Childhood Education

w21748 Joshua Angrist
Peter Hull
Parag A. Pathak
Christopher Walters

Leveraging Lotteries for School Value-Added: Testing and Estimation

w21725 Gregory Colman
Dhaval Dave

It’s About Time: Effects of the Affordable Care Act Dependent Coverage Mandate On Time Use

w21724 Sang Yoon Lee
Yongseok Shin
Donghoon Lee

The Option Value of Human Capital: Higher Education and Wage Inequality

w21705 Atila Abdulkadiroglu
Joshua D. Angrist
Yusuke Narita
Parag A. Pathak

Research Design Meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation

w21687 Daniel M. Hungerman
Kevin Rinz

Where Does Voucher Funding Go? How Large-Scale Subsidy Programs Affect Private-School Revenue, Enrollment, and Prices

w21658 Patrick Kline
Christopher Walters

Evaluating Public Programs with Close Substitutes: The Case of Head Start

w21656 Theodore J. Joyce
Sean Crockett
David A. Jaeger
Onur Altindag
Stephen D. O'Connell
Dahlia K. Remler

Do Students Know Best? Choice, Classroom Time, and Academic Performance

w21655 Joseph G. Altonji
Peter Arcidiacono
Arnaud Maurel

The Analysis of Field Choice in College and Graduate School: Determinants and Wage Effects

w21643 Brian Jacob
When Evidence is Not Enough: Findings from a Randomized Evaluation of Evidence-Based Literacy Instruction (EBLI)

w21640 Kala Krishna
Sergey Lychagin
Verónica Frisancho Robles

Retaking in High Stakes Exams: Is Less More?

w21631 Miguel Sarzosa
Sergio Urzúa

Bullying among Adolescents: The Role of Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills

w21630 Kristopher Gerardi
Kyle F. Herkenhoff
Lee E. Ohanian
Paul S. Willen

Can't Pay or Won't Pay? Unemployment, Negative Equity, and Strategic Default

w21610 Thomas S. Dee
Hans Henrik Sievertsen

The Gift of Time? School Starting Age and Mental Health

w21607 Adriana Kugler
Maurice Kugler
Juan Saavedra
Luis Omar Herrera Prada

Long-term Direct and Spillover Effects of Job Training: Experimental Evidence from Colombia

w21605 Jonathan Smith
Kevin Stange

A New Measure of College Quality to Study the Effects of College Sector and Peers on Degree Attainment

w21602 Susan E. Mayer
Ariel Kalil
Philip Oreopoulos
Sebastian Gallegos

Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention

w21598 Margaret Brehm
Scott A. Imberman
Michael F. Lovenheim

Achievement Effects of Individual Performance Incentives in a Teacher Merit Pay Tournament

w21594 Philip DeCicca
Harry Krashinsky

Does Education Reduce Teen Fertility? Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

w21592 David N. Figlio
Krzysztof Karbownik
Kjell G. Salvanes

Education Research and Administrative Data

w21587 Kerwin Kofi Charles
Erik Hurst
Matthew J. Notowidigdo

Housing Booms and Busts, Labor Market Opportunities, and College Attendance

w21577 Charles T. Clotfelter
Helen F. Ladd
Jacob L. Vigdor

Public Universities, Equal Opportunity, and the Legacy of Jim Crow: Evidence from North Carolina

w21568 Lester Lusher
Doug Campbell
Scott Carrell

TAs Like Me: Racial Interactions between Graduate Teaching Assistants and Undergraduates

w21566 Steven N. Durlauf
Salvador Navarro
David A. Rivers

Model Uncertainty and the Effect of Shall-Issue Right-to-Carry Laws on Crime

w21554 Caroline M. Hoxby
George B. Bulman

The Effects of the Tax Deduction for Postsecondary Tuition: Implications for Structuring Tax-Based Aid

w21545 Jane Greve
Marie Louise Schultz-Nielsen
Erdal Tekin

Fetal Malnutrition And Academic Success: Evidence From Muslim Immigrants In Denmark

w21543 Manisha Shah
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India

w21525 Christopher Avery
Parag A. Pathak

The Distributional Consequences of Public School Choice

w21523 Dennis Epple
Richard E. Romano
Miguel Urquiola

School Vouchers: A Survey of the Economics Literature

w21519 David Card
Laura Giuliano

Can Universal Screening Increase the Representation of Low Income and Minority Students in Gifted Education?

w21515 Paco Martorell
Kevin M. Stange
Isaac McFarlin

Investing in Schools: Capital Spending, Facility Conditions, and Student Achievement

w21509 Guido Schwerdt
Martin R. West
Marcus A. Winters

The Effects of Test-based Retention on Student Outcomes over Time: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Florida

w21500 Steven T. Berry
Philip Haile

Identification in Differentiated Products Markets

w21477 Roland G. Fryer
Jr.
Steven D. Levitt
John A. List

Parental Incentives and Early Childhood Achievement: A Field Experiment in Chicago Heights

w21473 David J. Deming
The Growing Importance of Social Skills in the Labor Market

w21470 Amy Ellen Schwartz
Jacob Leos-Urbel
Matthew Wiswall

Making Summer Matter: The Impact of Youth Employment on Academic Performance

w21451 Sarah J. Prenovitz
Gary R. Cohen
Ronald G. Ehrenberg
George H. Jakubson

An Evaluation of The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship's Effect on PhD Production at Non-UNCF Institutions

w21432 Yan Lau
Harvey S. Rosen

Are Universities Becoming More Unequal?

w21428 Sarah Baird
Joan Hamory Hicks
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment

w21418 Timothy Conley
Nirav Mehta
Ralph Stinebrickner
Todd Stinebrickner

Social Interactions, Mechanisms, and Equilibrium: Evidence from a Model of Study Time and Academic Achievement

w21407 Jaegeum Lim
Jonathan Meer

The Impact of Teacher-Student Gender Matches: Random Assignment Evidence from South Korea

w21402 Hitoshi Shigeoka
School Entry Cutoff Date and the Timing of Births

w21395 Shaun Dougherty
Joshua Goodman
Darryl Hill
Erica Litke
Lindsay C. Page

Early Math Coursework and College Readiness: Evidence from Targeted Middle School Math Acceleration

w21393 Markus Nagler
Marc Piopiunik
Martin R. West

Weak Markets, Strong Teachers: Recession at Career Start and Teacher Effectiveness

w21390 Orazio Attanasio
Arlen Guarín
Carlos Medina
Costas Meghir

Long Term Impacts of Vouchers for Vocational Training: Experimental Evidence for Colombia

w21376 Fatih Guvenen
Burhanettin Kuruscu
Satoshi Tanaka
David Wiczer

Multidimensional Skill Mismatch

w21368 Sandra E. Black
Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove

Apply Yourself: Racial and Ethnic Differences in College Application

w21360 Stefano DellaVigna
Eliana La Ferrara

Economic and Social Impacts of the Media

w21359 Elizabeth U. Cascio
Ayushi Narayan

Who Needs a Fracking Education? The Educational Response to Low-Skill Biased Technological Change

w21330 Justine S. Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Anely Ramirez
Seth D. Zimmerman

(Un)Informed College and Major Choice: Evidence from Linked Survey and Administrative Data

w21317 John Cawley
Anna Choi

Health Disparities Across Education: The Role of Differential Reporting Error

w21306 Benjamin Faber
Rosa Sanchis-Guarner
Felix Weinhardt

ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses

w21302 Renfu Luo
Grant Miller
Scott Rozelle
Sean Sylvia
Marcos Vera-Hernández

Can Bureaucrats Really Be Paid Like CEOs? School Administrator Incentives for Anemia Reduction in Rural China

w21300 Justine Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Seth D. Zimmerman

The Effects of Earnings Disclosure on College Enrollment Decisions

w21295 Eric A. Hanushek
Jens Ruhose
Ludger Woessmann

Human Capital Quality and Aggregate Income Differences: Development Accounting for U.S. States

w21284 Barbara M. Fraumeni
Michael S. Christian
Jon D. Samuels

The Accumulation of Human and Nonhuman Capital, Revisited

w21283 Barbara M. Fraumeni
Choosing a Human Capital Measure: Educational Attainment Gaps and Rankings

w21271 Harvey S. Rosen
Alexander J. W. Sappington

What Do University Endowment Managers Worry About? An Analysis of Alternative Asset Investments and Background Income

w21256 Dennis Epple
Richard Romano
Ron Zimmer

Charter Schools: A Survey of Research on Their Characteristics and Effectiveness

w21232 Dario Cestau
Dennis Epple
Holger Sieg

Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action

w21230 W. Bentley MacLeod
Evan Riehl
Juan E. Saavedra
Miguel Urquiola

The Big Sort: College Reputation and Labor Market Outcomes

w21229 Melissa S. Kearney
Phillip B. Levine

Early Childhood Education by MOOC: Lessons from Sesame Street

w21217 Nathaniel G. Hilger
The Great Escape: Intergenerational Mobility in the United States Since 1940

w21208 Matthew E. Kahn
Kyle Barron

The Political Economy of State and Local Investment in Pre-K Programs

w21207 Stefanie Stantcheva
Optimal Taxation and Human Capital Policies over the Life Cycle

w21206 Alison Evans Cuellar
Dhaval M. Dave

Causal Effects of Mental Health Treatment on Education Outcomes for Youth in the Justice System

w21183 Xiaodong Fan
Hanming Fang
Simen Markussen

Mothers' Employment and Children's Educational Gender Gap

w21178 Sara B. Heller
Anuj K. Shah
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Sendhil Mullainathan
Harold A. Pollack

Thinking, Fast and Slow? Some Field Experiments to Reduce Crime and Dropout in Chicago

w21156 Raj Chetty
Nathaniel Hendren
Lawrence F. Katz

The Effects of Exposure to Better Neighborhoods on Children: New Evidence from the Moving to Opportunity Experiment

w21147 Jonathan Smith
Michael Hurwitz
Christopher Avery

Giving College Credit Where it is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes

w21137 Ann Huff Stevens
Michal Kurlaender
Michel Grosz

Career Technical Education and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from California Community Colleges

w21135 Dylan Conger
Lesley J. Turner

The Impact of Tuition Increases on Undocumented College Students' Attainment

w21130 Hans Fricke
Jeffrey Grogger
Andreas Steinmayr

Does Exposure to Economics Bring New Majors to the Field? Evidence from a natural Experiment.

w21081 Richard B. Freeman
Wei Huang

China's “Great Leap Forward” in Science and Engineering

w21078 Helen F. Ladd
Charles T. Clotfelter
John B. Holbein

The Growing Segmentation of the Charter School Sector in North Carolina

w21004 Pierré-Andre Chiappori
Monica Costa Dias
Costas Meghir

The Marriage Market, Labor Supply and Education Choice

w21065 John Kennan
Spatial Variation in Higher Education Financing and the Supply of College Graduates

w21063 Pedro Carneiro
Oswald Koussihouèdé
Nathalie Lahire
Costas Meghir
Corina Mommaerts

Decentralizing Education Resources: School Grants in Senegal

w21055 Seth Gershenson
Erdal Tekin

The Effect of Community Traumatic Events on Student Achievement: Evidence from the Beltway Sniper Attacks

w21046 Atila Abdulkadiroğlu
Nikhil Agarwal
Parag A. Pathak

The Welfare Effects of Coordinated Assignment: Evidence from the NYC HS Match

w21023 Elizabeth M. Caucutt
Lance Lochner
Youngmin Park

Correlation, Consumption, Confusion, or Constraints: Why do Poor Children Perform so Poorly?

w20996 Joshua Goodman
Michael Hurwitz
Jonathan Smith

Access to Four-Year Public Colleges and Degree Completion

w20990 Scott A. Imberman
Michael Naretta
Margaret O’Rourke

Capitalization of Charter Schools into Residential Property Values

w20983 Victor Lavy
Teachers’ Pay for Performance in the Long-Run: Effects on Students’ Educational and Labor Market Outcomes in Adulthood

w20962 Peter Arcidiacono
Michael Lovenheim

Affirmative Action and the Quality-Fit Tradeoff

w20940 Scott E. Carrell
Mark Hoekstra
James E. West

The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences

w20918 Jonathan Guryan
James S. Kim
Kyung Park

Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment

w20909 Victor Lavy
Edith Sand

On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers’ Stereotypical Biases

w20890 David J. Deming
Claudia Goldin
Lawrence F. Katz
Noam Yuchtman

Can Online Learning Bend the Higher Education Cost Curve?

w20888 Matthew J. Bloomfield
Ulf Brüggemann
Hans B. Christensen
Christian Leuz

The Effect of Regulatory Harmonization on Cross-border Labor Migration: Evidence from the Accounting Profession

w20861 Caroline Hoxby
Sarah Turner

What High-Achieving Low-Income Students Know About College

w20850 Benjamin M. Marx
Lesley J. Turner

Borrowing Trouble? Student Loans, the Cost of Borrowing, and Implications for the Effectiveness of Need-Based Grant Aid

w20849 Lance Lochner
Alexander Monge-Naranjo

Student Loans and Repayment: Theory, Evidence and Policy

w20847 C. Kirabo Jackson
Rucker C. Johnson
Claudia Persico

The Effects of School Spending on Educational and Economic Outcomes: Evidence from School Finance Reforms

w20843 Victor Lavy
Long Run Effects of Free School Choice: College Attainment, Employment, Earnings, and Social Outcomes at Adulthood

w20839 Giuseppe De Arcangelis
Majlinda Joxhe
David McKenzie
Erwin Tiongson
Dean Yang

Directing Remittances to Education with Soft and Hard Commitments: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-field Experiment and New Product Take-up Among Filipino Migrants in Rome

w20833 George B. Bulman
Caroline M. Hoxby

The Returns to the Federal Tax Credits for Higher Education


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