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Caroline M. Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics at Stanford University and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Her research spans the field of education economics, including K-12 as well as college. She has been an NBER affiliate since 1994.

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 Attending a four-year college eventually results in higher earnings, even for “marginal” students whose high school records do not guarantee admission....
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A growing share of US college students work part- or full-time to support themselves while studying, a trend that seems likely to continue as tuition costs...
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