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SI 2015 Economics of Education

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer

July 22, 2015

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



Wednesday, July 22

8:00 am

Coffee and pastries

Morning session joint with Labor Studies, Ballroom, West Tower

8:30 am

Caroline Hoxby, Stanford University and NBER
George Bulman, University of California at Santa Cruz
Computing the Value-Added of American Postsecondary Institutions

9:20 am

John Papay, Brown University
Eric S. Taylor, Stanford University
John H. Tyler, Brown University and NBER
Mary Laski, Brown University
Learning Job Skills from Colleagues at Work: Evidence from a Field Experiment Using Teacher Performance Data

10:10 am


10:25 am

Ofer Malamud, University of Chicago and NBER
Cristian Pop-Eleches, Columbia University and NBER
Miguel Urquiola, Columbia University and NBER
Dynamic Complementarities in Human Capital Formation? Family and School Environments

11:15 am

Karthik Muralidharan, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Menno Pradhan, University of Amsterdam
Joppe de Ree, World Bank
Halsey Rogers, World Bank
Double for Nothing? Experimental Evidence on the Impact of an Unconditional Teacher Salary Increase on Student Performance in Indonesia



1:10 pm

Scott E. Carrell, University of California at Davis and NBER
Mark Hoekstra, Texas A&M University and NBER
James E. West, Baylor University and NBER
The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences

2:00 pm

Atila Abdulkadiroğlu, Duke University
Joshua Angrist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Yusuke Narita, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Parag A. Pathak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and NBER
Research Design meets Market Design: Using Centralized Assignment for Impact Evaluation

2:50 pm


3:05 pm

Victor Lavy, University of Warwick and NBER
Edith Sand, Bank of Israel
On The Origins of Gender Human Capital Gaps: Short and Long Term Consequences of Teachers’ Stereotypical Biases

3:55 pm