Labor Market Outcomes and Postsecondary Accountability: Are Imperfect Metrics Better than None?
NBER Working Paper No. 22880
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Authors are listed in alphabetical order; both contributed equally to this project. The authors gratefully acknowledge Josh Hawley and Lisa Neilson at the Ohio Education Research Center, who helped facilitate our application for the restricted data utilized herein, and Caroline Hoxby, Kevin Stange, Jeff Smith, Robert Kelchen, and NBER conference participants for valuable suggestions. Funding to obtain and clean the data used herein was provided by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through Grant R305C110011 to Teachers College, Columbia University. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute, the U.S. Department of Education, the Ohio Education Research Center, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.