SI 2019 Education

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer

July 24, 2019

Parkview Room

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

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 24
8:00 am
Coffee and Pastries
Morning joint with Labor Studies in Ballroom A
8:30 am
Ballroom A
Andrew C. Barr, Texas A&M University and NBER
Laura Kawano, University of Michigan
Bruce Sacerdote, Dartmouth College and NBER
Bill Skimmyhorn, College of William and Mary
Michael Stevens, Department of the Treasury

You Can't Handle the Truth: The Effects of the New GI Bill on Higher Education and Earnings
9:20 am
Ballroom A
Mitra Akhtari, Harvard University
Natalie Bau, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER
Jean-William P. Laliberté, University of Calgary

Affirmative Action and Student Effort (slides)
10:10 am
10:30 am
Ballroom A
Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago and NBER
Rigissa Megalokonomou, University of Queensland
Constantine N. Yannelis, University of Chicago and NBER

Human Capital Depreciation
11:20 am
Ballroom A
Lucas C. Coffman, Harvard University
John J. Conlon, Harvard University
Clayton Featherstone, University of Pennsylvania
Judd B. Kessler, University of Pennsylvania and NBER

Liquidity Affects Job Choice: Evidence from Teach For America
12:10 pm
1:00 pm
Andrew Bacher-Hicks, Boston University
Stephen B. Billings, University of Colorado
David J. Deming, Harvard University and NBER

The School to Prison Pipeline: Do Suspensions Impact Educational Attainment and Adult Crime?
1:50 pm
Michael Gilraine, New York University and NBER
Jiaying Gu, University of Toronto
Robert McMillan, University of Toronto and NBER

A New Method for Estimating Teacher Value-Added
2:40 pm
3:00 pm
Clare Leaver, University of Oxford
Owen Ozier, Williams College
Pieter M. Serneels, University of East Anglia
Andrew F. Zeitlin, Georgetown University

Recruitment, Effort, and Retention Effects of Performance Contracts for Civil Servants: Experimental Evidence from Rwandan Primary Schools
3:50 pm
Gaurav Khanna, University of California, San Diego

Large-scale Education Reform in General Equilibrium: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from India
4:40 pm
6:00 pm
Clambake at the Royal Sonesta Hotel