Research

Publications

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Accepted
Available as NBER Working Paper 23860, Media Coverage: MarketWatch, Higher Education Today

"Born Under a Lucky Star: Financial Aid, College Completion, Labor Supply, and Credit Constraints" Pre-publication version
Journal of Human Resources, Forthcoming 2019, Online Appendix
Available as IZA Discussion Paper no. 10913

American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, May 2017, Volume 9, Number 2.

"Was that SMART? Institutional Financial Incentives and Field of Study" with Patrick Turley Pre-publication version
 Journal of Human Resources, Winter 2017, Volume 52, Number 1.

Working Papers

"Broken Tax Breaks? Evidence from a Tax Credit Information Experiment with 1,000,000 Students" with Peter Bergman and Dayanand Manoli New Version June 2018
Revisions Resubmitted, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Available as IZA Discussion Paper no. 10997
Online Appendix Coverage: New York Times

"Cutting Through the Clutter: Experimental Evidence on Strategies to Increase Salience of Informational Interventions" with Kelli Bird, Benjamin Castleman, Kelly Rosinger, Cait Lamberton Policy Brief
               
Works in Progress

"Welfare Effects of Changes in College Pricing" draft available upon request  with Benjamin M. Marx and Lesley J. Turner

"Class Rank and Long Run Outcomes" draft available upon request with Richard Murphy and Felix Weinhardt

"College Selectivity and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from the Texas Ten Percent Plan" with Sandra Black and Jesse Rothstein

"Why Have College Completion Rates Increased?" with Eric Eide and Merrill Warnick

"Returns to Hours Across and Within Occupations" with Brian Jacob, Lars Lefgren, and Christian vom Lehn

"Estimating the Signaling Value of an Associate's Degree: Evidence from Reverse Transfers" with Andrew Barr and Benjamin Castleman

"Borrowing Constraints for Enrolled Students and College Success"