Maxed Out? The Effect of Larger Student Loan Limits on Borrowing and Education Outcomes, Journal of Human Resources, Fall 2021, Pre-publication version (with Todd R. Jones)
Born Under a Lucky Star: Financial Aid, College Completion, Labor Supply, and Credit Constraints Journal of Human Resources, 2019, Volume 54, Number 3. Pre-publication version Online Appendix.
ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation, Earnings, and Welfare American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2019, Volume 11, Number 3. Online Appendix. Pre-publication version (with Benjamin M. Marx and Lesley J. Turner)
Is Information Enough? The Effect of Information about Education Tax Benefits on Student Outcomes Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019, Volume 38, Number 3. Pre-publication version Online Appendix. (with Peter Bergman and Dayanand Manoli)
College on the Cheap: Consequences of Community College Tuition Reductions American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2017, Volume 9, Number 2. Pre-publication version Online Appendix.
Was that SMART? Institutional Financial Incentives and Field of Study Journal of Human Resources, 2017, Volume 52, Number 1. Pre-publication version. (with Patrick Turley).
Winners and Losers? The Effect of Gaining and Losing Access to Selective Colleges on Education and Labor Market Outcomes Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, available as NBER Working Paper 26821 (with Sandra Black and Jesse Rothstein)
Nudging at Scale: Experimental Evidence from FAFSA Completion Campaigns Online Appendix, Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, available as NBER Working Paper 26158 (with Kelli Bird, Benjamin Castleman, Joshua Goodman, Cait Lamberton , Kelly Rosinger)
Why Have College Completion Rates Increased? An Analysis of Rising Grades NEW DRAFT Under Review Data Appendix, available as EdWorkingPaper 20-77 (with Eric Eide, Kevin Mumford, Rich Patterson, and Merrill Warnick*)
Taking It to the Limit: Effects of Increased Student Loan Availability on Attainment, Earnings, and Financial Well-Being Under Review Online Appendices available as NBER Working Paper 27658 (with Sandra Black, Lisa Dettling, Sarena Goodman, and Lesley Turner)
Decreasing Time to Baccalaureate Degree In the United States available as EdWorkingPapers 20-219 (with Eric Eide, Kevin Mumford, and Daniel Sabey*)
Works in Progress
Irrationality and Student Loans with Lesley Turner
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