ECONOMICS AND EDUCATION SEMINAR (ITSF5550)
Thursdays, 12:00 – 1:40 P.M., Location: Grace Dodge Hall 541

SEE SEMINARS
Speaker Topic Date Downloads
Dong Wook Jeong
High School Completion, college entrance, and Advanced Placement program
April 2008
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William Darity
Understanding the black white achievement gap
March 2008
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Richard Rothstein
The many dimensions of racial inequality
Feb. 2008
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Kalena Cortez
College quality and the Texas top 10% Plan
Feb. 2008
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Wei Ho
Retrospect and Prospect of chinese higher education
Jan. 2008
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Michal Kurlaender

Do GED holders go to college?
Jan. 2008
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Juan Carlos Calcagno

Evaluating the impact of remedial education in community colleges: A quasi-experimental regression discontinuity design

Dec. 2006

Miguel Urquiola

Class size and sorting in market equilibrium: Theory and evidence

Nov. 2006

Moshe Justman

Equal opportunity in education: Lessons from the kibbutz

Nov. 2006

Fang Lai

The Effect of Winning a First-choice School Entry on Student Performance: Using a Natural Experiment from the Middle School Reforms in Beijing

Oct. 2006

Lou Jacobson

Sources of Variations in the Returns to Training Dislocated Workers at Community Colleges

Oct. 2006

Juan Carlos Calcagno

Institutional Responsed to State Merit Aid Programs: Unintended Consequences in Florida Community Colleges

Sept. 2006

Allah Baksh Mallik, Hugh McLean and Najeeb Shafiq

Privatization of Education in South Asia: A case for the voucher system in Pakistan

Apr. 2006

4th Graduate Student Conference

Education Across the Americas

Mar. 2006  

Tania Levey

Reexamining Community College Effects: New Techniques, New Outcomes

Mar. 2006

Martin Carnoy

Cuba's academic advantage: Why students in Cuba do better in school?

Mar. 2006

John Deke

The Relationship between Competencies Observed in High School and Postseconday Education and Income: Is There More to Student Achievement than Test Scores?

Jan. 2006

Gregory Kienzl

What Your Drive To Work Tells Us About Your Persistence In College

Dec. 2005

Guadalupe Villareal-Guevara

A Frame of Reference for Interpreting the Educational Effects of Compensatory Programs. Lessons from PISA and Mexico

Nov. 2005

Josipa Roksa

Diversion effect of community colleges: Socioeconomic background or test scores?

Nov. 2005

Ronald Ehrenberg

Issues in Higher Education

Apr. 2005  

Jonah Rockoff

Teacher Certification and Teacher Quality

Mar. 2005  

Ferran Mane

Are computer skills rewarded in the labor market?: New empirical evidence

Mar. 2005 ppt

Roberto Agodini

Are Experiments the Only Option?  A Look at Dropout Prevention Programs

Mar. 2005

Milagros Nores, Randall Reback

The Kindergarten Sort

Feb. 2005

David B. Mustard

The Effects of Merit-Based Financial Aid on Course Enrollment, Withdrawal and Completion in College

Oct. 2004

Sylvia A. Allegretto, Sean P. Corcoran, Lawrence Mishel

How does Teacher Pay Compare? Methodological Challenges and Answers

Sep. 2004

ASWG/ALAS/SEE/SIE Workshop

All you Need to Know as a Doctoral Student (but did not know you had to ask)!

Sep. 2004

Nor Shirin Md. Mokhtar

A Comparative Study of the Costs of Public and Private Secondary Schools in Malaysia

Apr. 2004  

MoonHee Kim

Institutional Aid for College Students: Who Receives It and What is the Effect on College Completion?

Apr. 2004
 

ASWG/ALAS/SEE/SIE Workshop

All you Need to Know as a Doctoral Student (but did not know you had to ask)!

Apr. 2004

Po Yang

Impact of Community College Enrollment and Transfer on Educational Attainment

Apr. 2004
 

Randall Reback

School Accountability and the Distribution of Student Achievement

Apr. 2004
 

Sarah Turner

Cohort Crowding: Evidence on Supply and Demand Adjustments in the Market for Higher Education

Mar. 2004  

2nd Graduate Student Conference

Education Across the Americas

Mar. 2004  

Gregory S. Kienzl

The Non-equivalency of the Economics Returns to College: Evidence from the 1980s and 1990s

Mar. 2004  

ALAS/SEE/SIE Workshop

How to Present at a Research Conference

Mar. 2004

Vanessa Morest, Thomas Bailey, Diane Troyer

Community Colleges in the 21 st Century: Challenges and Opportunities

Feb. 2004  

Manual Salas Velasco

Higher Education and Employment in Europe: Transition, Training and Over-education

Feb. 2004  

Mariana Alfonso

What Influences the Formulation of Bachelor's Degree Expectations?

Feb. 2004

Mark Ginsburg

Privatization, Domestic Marketization, and International Commercialization of Higher Education

Dec. 2003  

Clive Belfield

Should Economics be a Compulsory Course for High School Students?"

Nov. 2003

Danny Cohen-Zada

The Political Economy of School Choice: Linking Theory and Evidence

Apr. 2003

Graduate Student Conference

Education Across the Americas

Apr. 2003  

Panelists: Davis Jenkins, David Crook, Sanford Shugart

Equity and Access in Community Colleges

Mar. 2003  

Gary Miron

"Why Teachers leave Charter Schools?

Mar. 2003

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Najeeb Shafiq

Child Labor in Rural Bangladesh

Feb. 2003

Mariano Narodowski

Socio-economic Segregation in the Argentine Education System: School Choice Without Vouchers

Feb. 2003  

Patrick McEwan

Explaining the Indigenous Test Score Gap in Bolivia and Chile

Dec. 2002

Panelists: Fernando Reimers, Lesley Bartlett, Francisco Rivera-Batiz

Educational Policies and Issues in Latin America

Nov. 2002

Gregory S. Kienzl

Determinants of College Graduation Rates, with Focus on the Public Urban College

Oct. 2002

Dahlia Remler

The Importance of Being Smartest: Why Universities Reward Research While Selling Education

Oct. 2002

Erkanda Bujari

Active Labor Policies in Transition Economies. Lessons from Evaluating the Performance of Labor Programs in Poland

Apr. 2002  

Parag Joshi

Making Economics Count: A Look at the Various Purposes of Teaching Economics at the High School Level

Mar. 2002  

Clive Belfield

The Economics of Home-Schooling in the US: Choices and Outcomes

Mar. 2002  

Yuko Nonoyama

Private Resources to Primary and Secondary Schooling in Tanzania

Feb. 2002  

Mariana Alfonso

Spending in Primary and Secondary Education in Latin America. An Application to Peru

Feb. 2002

Najeeb Shafiq

Private Tutoring Expenses in Dhaka: Estimates and Effects on Households

Feb. 2002

Pilnam Yi

Household Spending on Private Education in Korea

Feb. 2002  

Gregory S. Kienzl

Topics in the Economics of Higher Education

Dec. 2001

Philippe DeVille

Equal Opportunity in the Educational System

Nov. 2001

Clive Belfield

Did Adam Smith Know Everything About the Economics of Education, or Nothing?

Nov. 2001

Mariana Alfonso

Wage Discrimination Against Hispanic Women

Oct. 2001