Economics of Education Program Meeting

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer

November 10-11, 2016

SIEPER at Stanford University

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, November 10
10:00 am
Judith Scott-Clayton, Columbia University and NBER
Basit Zafar, University of Michigan and NBER

Financial Aid, Debt Management, and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Post-College Effects of Merit-Based Aid
10:50 am
Hugh Macartney, Duke University
Robert McMillan, University of Toronto and NBER
Uros Petronijevic, York University

A Unifying Framework for Education Policy Analysis
12:50 pm
Juan Saavedra, University of Southern California and NBER
Dario Maldonado, Universidad de los Andes
Lucrecia Santibanez, Claremont Graduate University
Luis Omar Herrera Prada, International Monetary Fund

Premium or Penalty? Labor Market Returns to Novice Public Sector Teachers
1:50 pm
Michael D. Bates, University of California at Riverside
Quentin O. Brummet, NORC at the University of Chicago

Parental Valuation of School Choice: Evidence from Geographic Boundaries
2:55 pm
Lauren L. Schmitz, University of Wisconsin
Dalton Conley, Princeton University and NBER

The Effect of Vietnam-Era Conscription and Genetic Potential for Educational Attainment on Schooling Outcomes
3:55 pm
Thomas Ahn, Naval Postgraduate School
Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University and NBER
Amy Hopson, Duke University
James R. Thomas, Federal Trade Commission

Equilibrium Grade Inflation with Implications for Female Interest in STEM Majors
Friday, November 11
8:30 am
Graham Beattie, Loyola Marymount University
Jean-William P. Laliberté, University of Calgary
Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto and NBER

Thrivers and Divers: Using Non-Academic Measures to Predict College Success and Failure
9:15 am
Rob Garlick, Duke University

The Effects of Nationwide Tuition Fee Elimination on Education Outcomes
11:00 am
Ben M. Marx, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lesley J. Turner, Vanderbilt University and NBER

Student Loan Nudges: Experimental Evidence on Borrowing and Educational Attainment
12:00 n
Katherine Michelmore, University of Michigan and NBER
Susan Dynarski, Harvard University and NBER

The Gap within the Gap: Using Longitudinal Data to Understand Income Differences in Student Achievement