Education Program Meeting

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer

November 14-15, 2019


Royal Sonesta Hotel
Room Charles B
40 Edwin H. Land Blvd.
Cambridge, MA

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, November 14
9:30 am
Coffee and Pastries
10:00 am
Christopher Neilson, Princeton University and NBER
Sebastian Gallegos, Inter-American Development Bank
Franco A. Calle, Princeton University

Screening and Recruiting Talent At Teacher Colleges using Pre-College Academic Achievement (slides)
10:50 am
Break
11:10 am
Eric Brunner, University of Connecticut
Shaun Dougherty, Vanderbilt University
Stephen Ross, University of Connecticut

The Effects of Career and Technical Education: Evidences from the Connecticut Technical High School System
12:00 pm
Phillip B. Levine, Wellesley College and NBER
Jennifer Ma, College Board
Lauren C. Russell, University of Pennsylvania

Do College Applicants Respond to Changes in Sticker Prices Even When They Don't Matter?
12:50 pm
Lunch - Restaurant Dante
2:00 pm
Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto and NBER
Uros Petronijevic, York University

The Remarkable Unresponsiveness of College Students to Nudging and What We Can Learn from It
2:50 pm
Break
3:10 pm
Kelli A. Bird, University of Virginia
Benjamin L. Castleman, University of Virginia
Jeffrey T. Denning, Brigham Young University and NBER
Joshua Goodman, Boston University and NBER
Cait Lamberton, University of Pittsburgh
Kelly Ochs Rosinger, Pennsylvania State University

Nudging at Scale: Experimental Evidence from FAFSA Completion Campaigns
4:00 pm
Cher Li, Colorado State University
Basit Zafar, University of Michigan and NBER

Ask and You Shall Receive? Gender Differences in Regrades in College (slides)
4:50 pm
Adjourn
6:00 pm
Group Dinner - Bambara Restaurant at Hotel Marlowe (across the street from the Royal Sonesta Hotel)
Friday, November 15
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
8:30 am
Andrew Foote, U.S. Census Bureau
Kevin M. Stange, University of Michigan and NBER

Attrition from Administrative Data: Problems and Solutions with an Application to Higher Education
9:20 am
Kevin Mumford, Purdue University

Student Selection into an Income Share Agreement
10:10 am
Break
10:25 am
Barbara Biasi, Yale University and NBER

Higher Salaries or Higher Pensions? Inferring Preferences from Teachers’ Retirement Behavior
11:15 am
Richard Murphy, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Simon Burgess, University of Bristol
Ellen Jenni. Greaves, Institute for Fiscal Studies

Deregulating Teacher Labor Markets
12:05 pm
Lunch - Restaurant Dante
1:05 pm
C. Kirabo Jackson, Northwestern University and NBER
Diether Beuermann, Inter-American Development Bank

Do Parents Know Best? The Short and Long-Run Effects of Attending The Schools that Parents Prefer
1:55 pm
Peter Bergman, Columbia University and NBER
Eric W. Chan, Babson College
Adam Kapor, Princeton University and NBER

Housing Search Frictions: Evidence from Detailed Search Data and a Field Experiment (slides)
2:45 pm
Adjourn