Academic journal article NBER Reporter


Academic journal article NBER Reporter


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Members of the NBER's Education Program met in Cambridge on November 16-17. Program Director Caroline Hoxby of Stanford University organized the meeting. These researchers' papers were presented and discussed:

* Nathan Petek, Federal Trade Commission, and Nolan G. Pope, University of Maryland, "The Multidimensional Impact of Teachers on Students"

* Jason B. Cook, University of Pittsburgh, "Segregation, Student Achievement, and Postsecondary Attainment: Evidence from the Introduction of Race-Blind Magnet School Lotteries"

* Anjali Adukia, University of Chicago; Sam E. Asher, World Bank; and Paul Novosad, Dartmouth College, "Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction"

* Luis Armona, Stanford University; Rajashri Chakrabarti, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; and Michael Lovenheim, Cornell University and NBER, "How Does For-Profit College Attendance Affect Student Loans, Defaults and Earnings?"

* Justine S. Hastings, Brown University and NBER; Christopher Neilson, Princeton University and NBER; and Seth D. Zimmerman, University of Chicago and NBER, "The Effects of Earnings Disclosure on College Enrollment Decisions" (NBER Working Paper No. 21300)

* Hugh Macartney, Duke University and NBER, and John D. Singleton, Duke University, "School Boards and Student Segregation" (NBER Working Paper No. …

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