Economics of Education Program Meeting

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer

April 28-29, 2022

Stanford, CA and on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Thursday, April 28
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
Sandra E. Black, Columbia University and NBER
Jeffrey T. Denning, University of Notre Dame and NBER
Lisa J. Dettling, Federal Reserve Board
Sarena Goodman, Federal Reserve Board
Lesley J. Turner, University of Chicago and NBER

Taking It to the Limit: Effects of Increased Student Loan Availability on Attainment, Earnings, and Financial Well-Being (slides)
9:50 am
Zachary Bleemer, Princeton University and NBER
Aashish Mehta, University of California, Santa Barbara

College Major Restrictions and Student Stratification
10:40 am
Break
10:55 am
Anjali Adukia, University of Chicago and NBER
Benjamin Feigenberg, University of Illinois at Chicago and NBER
Fatemeh Momeni, University of Chicago

From Retributive to Restorative: An Alternative Approach to Justice (slides)
11:45 am
Andrew Johnston, University of California, Merced and NBER
Jonah E. Rockoff, Columbia University and NBER

Pension Reform and Teacher Labor Supply
12:35 pm
Lunch
1:25 pm
David Johnson, Wilfrid Laurier University

Variation in High School Grading: Evidence from Alberta, Canada
2:15 pm
Andres Barrios Fernandez, Universidad de los Andes
Christopher Neilson, Yale University and NBER
Seth D. Zimmerman, Yale University and NBER

Elite Universities and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human and Social Capital
3:05 pm
Adjourn and Reception at SIEPR
6:00 pm
Dinner at Osteria Toscana Restaurant, 247 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto
Friday, April 29
8:30 am
Continental Breakfast
9:00 am
William Arbour, University of Toronto
Marlène Koffi, University of Toronto and NBER
Philip Oreopoulos, University of Toronto and NBER

What Does a Good Teacher Sound Like? Using Machine Learning and Voice to Predict Teacher Effectiveness
9:50 am
Todd R. Jones, Mississippi State University
Ezra Karger, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

School and Crime
10:40 am
Break
10:55 am
Nishith Prakash, Northeastern University
Kritika Narula, Yale University
Nathan Fiala, University of Connecticut
Ana Garcia-Hernandez, University of Rosario

Wheels of Change: Transforming Girls’ Lives with Bicycles
11:45 am
Christina L. Brown, University of Chicago
Tahir Andrabi, Pomona College

Subjective versus Objective Incentives and Employee Productivity
12:35 pm
Lunch
1:25 pm
Josh Bleiberg, Brown University
Eric Brunner, University of Connecticut
Erica Harbatkin, Florida State University
Matthew A. Kraft, Brown University and NBER
Matthew Springer, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

The Effect of State Teacher Evaluation Reforms on Achievement and Attainment
2:15 pm
Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Peter Hull, Brown University and NBER
Parag A. Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Christopher R. Walters, University of California, Berkeley and NBER

Race and the Mismeasure of School Quality
3:05 pm
Adjourn