SI 2021 Education

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer

July 28-29, 2021

on Zoom.us

Conference Code of Conduct

Wednesday, July 28
11:00 am
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

Credible School Value-Added with Undersubscribed School Lotteries
11:50 am
Natalie Bachas, Princeton University
Ricardo B. Fonseca, Brown University
Bobak Pakzad-Hurson, Brown University

Do Peer Preferences Matter in School Choice Market Design? Theory and Evidence
12:40 pm
Lunch
1:10 pm
Marika Cabral, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Bokyung Kim, University of Texas at Austin
Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford University and NBER
Molly Schnell, Northwestern University and NBER
Hannes Schwandt, Northwestern University and NBER

Trauma at School: The Impacts of Shootings on Students' Human Capital and Economic Outcomes
2:00 pm
Eric Bettinger, Stanford University and NBER
Nina Cunha, Stanford University
Guilherme Lichand, University of Zurich
Ricardo Madeira, University of Sao Paulo

Are the Effects of Informational Interventions Driven by Salience?
2:50 pm
Julie Buhl-Wiggers, Copenhagen Business School
Jason T. Kerwin, University of Minnesota
Jeffrey A. Smith, University of Wisconsin-Madison and NBER
Rebecca Thornton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Teacher Effectiveness in Africa: Longitudinal and Causal Estimates (slides)
3:40 pm
Adjourn
Thursday, July 29
11:00 am
Michael D. Bates, University of California at Riverside
Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago and NBER
Andrew Johnston, University of California, Merced and NBER
Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University and NBER

Teacher Preferences and Student Achievement
11:50 am
Joel Waldfogel, University of Minnesota and NBER

Individualized College Pricing and the Tradeoff between Revenue and Student Characteristics
12:40 pm
Lunch
1:10 pm
Gregory Gilpin, Montana State University
Ezra Karger, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Peter Nencka, Miami University

The Returns to Public Library Investment
Ezra Karger, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

The Long-Run Effect of Public Libraries on Children: Evidence from the Early 1900s
2:10 pm
Gabriella Conti, University College London

Genes, Maternal Education, and Inequalities in Human Capital: Evidence from a British Cohort
3:00 pm
Christopher Cotton, Queen's University
Brent R. Hickman, Washington University in St. Louis
John A. List, University of Chicago and NBER
Joseph Price, Brigham Young University and NBER
Sutanuka Roy, Australian National University

Productivity Versus Motivation in Adolescent Human Capital Production: Evidence from a Structurally-Motivated Field Experiment
3:50 pm
Adjourn
Friday, July 30
Marika Cabral, University of Texas at Austin and NBER
Bokyung Kim, University of Texas at Austin
Maya Rossin-Slater, Stanford University and NBER
Molly Schnell, Northwestern University and NBER
Hannes Schwandt, Northwestern University and NBER

Trauma at School: The Impacts of Shootings on Students' Human Capital and Economic Outcomes