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EconNet: The Long Run Determinants of Youth Outcomes: Evidence from the Cal Grant, Military Mobility and the GI Bill

Date: 01 Dec 2016

Time: 12:00 PM

Location: 1300 New York Ave., NW, Washington DC - Room SE-1035, United States

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Title: The Long Run Determinants of Youth Outcomes: Evidence from the Cal Grant, Military Mobility and the GI Bill

Presenter: Bruce Sacerdote (Dartmouth College)

Abstract: We examine the impacts of being awarded a Cal Grant, among the most generous state merit aid programs. We exploit variation in eligibility rules using GPA and family income cutoffs that are ex ante unknown to applicants. Cal Grant eligibility increases degree completion by 2 to 5 percentage points in our reduced form estimates. Cal Grant also induces modest shifts in institution choice at the income discontinuity. At ages 28-32, Cal Grant receipt increases by three percentage points the likelihood of living in California at the income discontinuity, and raises earnings by four percentage points at the GPA discontinuity.

 


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EconNet is the technical seminar series initiative of the Research Department and the Knowledge and Learning Sector of the IDB. The series consist of brown-bag seminars at which an invited researcher presents his or her latest research findings on development issues relevant to Latin America and the Caribbean. EconNet takes place every Thursday from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m



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