Hope for Whom? Financial Aid for the Middle Class and Its Impact on College Attendance

@article{Dynarski2000HopeFW,
  title={Hope for Whom? Financial Aid for the Middle Class and Its Impact on College Attendance},
  author={Susan M. Dynarski},
  journal={National Tax Journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={53},
  pages={629 - 661}
}
The federal government and the states have recently enacted a slew of aid policies aimed at college students from middleand high-income families. I estimate the impact of aid on the college attendance of middle-and upper-income youth by evaluating Georgia's HOPE Scholarship, the inspiration of the new federal Hope Scholarship. The results suggest that Georgia's program has had a surprisingly large impact on the college attendance rate of middle-and high-income youth. Using a set of nearby… Expand
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