Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Education Program Meets

Academic journal article NBER Reporter

Education Program Meets

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The NBER's Program on Education, directed by Caroline M. Hoxby of Stanford University, met at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on November 11 and 12. The following papers were discussed:

* Patrick Wolf and Brian Kisida, University of Arkansas; Babette Gutmann and Lou Rizzo, Westat; Michael Puma, Chesapeake Research Associates; and Nada Eissa, Georgetown University and NBER, "Evaluation of the D C Opportunity Scholarship Program: Experimental Impacts after at Least Four Years"

* Karthik Muralidharan, University of California, San Diego and NBER; Jishnu Das and Venkatesh Sundararaman, The World Bank; Stefan Dercon, Oxford University; James Habyarimana, Georgetown University; and Pramila Krishnan, University of Cambridge, "When Can School Inputs Improve Test Scores"

* Steven F. Lehrer, Queen's University and NBER, and Weili Ding, Queen's University, "Estimating Context-Independent Treatment Effects in Education Experiments"

* Jane Cooley and Jeffrey Traczynski, University of Wisconsin, "Spare the Rod? The Effect of Sanctions on Schools"

* Stephanie Riegg Cellini, George Washington University, and Latika Chaudhary, Scripps College, "The Labor Market Returns to a Private Two-Year College Education"

* Eric S. …

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