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SI 2016 Economics of Education 

Caroline M. Hoxby, Organizer 

July 27, 2016 

Royal Sonesta Hotel
Morning: Ballroom A
Afternoon: Charles Suite
40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard
Cambridge, Massachusetts



Wednesday, July 27

8:00 am

Coffee and pastries


Morning joint with Labor Studies

8:30 am

Rebecca Diamond, Stanford University and NBER
Petra Persson, Stanford University and NBER
The Long-term Consequences of Teacher Discretion in Grading of High-Stakes Tests

9:30 am


9:45 am

Eric Nielsen, Federal Reserve Board
The Income-Achievement Gap and Adult Outcome Inequality

10:45 am


11:00 am

Karthik Muralidharan, University of California at San Diego and NBER
Abhijeet Singh, University College London
Alejandro J. Ganimian, Harvard University
Teaching All Students, and Not Just the Top of the Class: Experimental Evidence on Technology-led Education in India

12:00 pm


1:00 pm

C. Kirabo Jackson, Northwestern University and NBER
The Causal Effect of Single-Sex Education on Academic Outcomes and Crime: New Evidence from Trinidad and Tobago

2:00 pm

Rodney Andrews, University of Texas at Dallas and NBER
Kevin M. Stange, University of Michigan and NBER
Price Regulation and Equality of Opportunity in Higher Education: Evidence from Tuition Deregulation in Texas

3:00 pm


3:15 pm

George Bulman, University of California at Santa Cruz
Robert Fairlie, University of California at Santa Cruz and NBER
Sarena Goodman, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Adam Isen, Department of the Treasury 
Parental Income and College Outcomes: Evidence from Lottery Wins

4:15 pm


4:30 pm

Martin Feldstein Lecture