Financial Aid Policy: Lessons from Research

  title={Financial Aid Policy: Lessons from Research},
  author={Susan M. Dynarski and Judith Scott Clayton},
  journal={NBER Working Paper Series},
  • Susan M. Dynarski, Judith Scott Clayton
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • NBER Working Paper Series
  • In the nearly fifty years since the adoption of the Higher Education Act of 1965, financial aid programs have grown in scale, expanded in scope, and multiplied in form. As a result, financial aid has become the norm among college enrollees. The increasing size and complexity of the nation's student aid system has generated questions about effectiveness, heightened confusion among students and parents, and raised concerns about how program rules may interact. In this article, we review what is… CONTINUE READING

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