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Estimating the Effect of Financial Aid Offers on College Enrollment: A Regression-Discontinuity Approach
An important problem faced by colleges and universities, that of evaluating the effect of their financial aid offers on student enrollment decisions, is complicated by the likely endogeneity of theExpand
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Female Labour Supply and Marital Status Decisions: A Life-Cycle Model
This paper studies the interdependence between and the determinants of life-cycle marital status and labour force participation decisions of women. A dynamic utility maximization model is presentedExpand
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Financial Education and the Debt Behavior of the Young
Young Americans are heavily reliant on debt and have clear financial literacy shortcomings. In this paper, we study the effects of exposure to financial training on debt outcomes in early adulthoodExpand
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Measuring Inflation Expectations
To conduct monetary policy, central banks around the world increasingly rely on measures of public inflation expectations. In this article, we review findings from an ongoing initiative at theExpand
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Regression-Discontinuity Analysis: A Survey of Recent Developments in Economics
This paper provides a discussion of recent developments related to the applicability of the regression discontinuity design in economics. It reviews econometric issues, such as identification andExpand
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Land Use Regulation and Welfare
We evaluate the effect of land use regulation on the value of land and on welfare. Our estimates are based on a decomposition of the effects of regulation into three components: an own‐lot effect,Expand
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Breaking the link between poverty and low student achievement: An evaluation of Title I
This study provides an evaluation of the impact of Title I funding of compensatory education programs on school finance and student performance in New York City public schools during the 1993, 1997Expand
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Expectations of Inflation: The Biasing Effect of Thoughts about Specific Prices
National surveys follow consumers’ expectations of future inflation, because these may directly affect the economic choices they make, indirectly affect macro-economic outcomes, and are considered inExpand
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Measuring consumer uncertainty about future inflation
Survey measures of consumer inflation expectations have an important shortcoming in that, while providing useful summary measures of the distribution of point forecasts across individuals, theyExpand
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