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    • Essays on the Economics of Education 

      Cohodes, Sarah Rose (2015-05-12)
      This dissertation includes three essays in the field of economics of education. The first essay provides estimates of the long-run impacts of tracking high-achieving students using data from a Boston Public Schools (BPS) ...
    • First Degree Earns: The Impact of College Quality on College Completion Rates 

      Cohodes, Sarah Rose; Goodman, Joshua Samuel (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      We use a Massachusetts merit aid program to provide the first clear causal evidence on the impact of college quality on students’ postsecondary enrollment decisions and rates of degree completion, where college quality is ...
    • Merit Aid, College Quality and College Completion: Massachusetts' Adams Scholarship as an In-Kind Subsidy. 

      Cohodes, Sarah; Goodman, Joshua Samuel (2017-07-11)
      We analyze a Massachusetts merit aid program that gives high-scoring students tuition waivers at in-state public colleges with lower graduation rates than available alternative colleges. A regression discontinuity design ...
    • School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings 

      Deming, David James; Cohodes, Sarah Rose; Jennings, Jennifer; Jencks, Christopher (National Bureau of Economic Research, 2013)
      We study the impact of accountability pressure in Texas public high schools in the 1990s on postsecondary attainment and earnings, using administrative data from the Texas Schools Project (TSP). We find that high schools ...