Stanford CEPA Winter 2016
Stanford CEPA - Winter 2016   

Eric Bettinger\'s paper, Educational, Labor Market, and Fiscal Impacts of Scholarships for Private Secondary School: Evidence from Colombia, co-authored with Michael Kremer, Maurice Kugler, Christian Posso and Juan Esteban Saavedra, won the Juan Luis Londoño Prize for the top paper at the LACEA 2015 Annual Meeting.

New Working Papers

Income Segregation between Schools and Districts, 1990 to 2010. Ann Owens, Sean F. Reardon, Christopher Jencks. 2016

The Sensitivity of Causal Estimates from Court-Ordered Finance Reform on Spending and Graduation Rates. Chris Candelaria, Ken Shores. 2016

Teacher Turnover, Teacher Quality, and Student Achievement in DCPS. Melinda Adnot, Thomas Dee, Veronica Katz, James Wyckoff. 2016


Get to Know Us

SREE Spring 2016 Conference
Come and see us discuss/participate/present at SREE Spring 2016 Conference on March 2-5, 2016 in Washington, DC. Click here to find out when we are presenting.

American Education Finance and Policy 41st Annual Conference
Come and see us discuss/participate/present at AEFP 41st Annual Conference on March 17-19, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. With over 20 presentations, we will cover topics from Poverty and Inequality, Federal and State Education Policy, Teaching and Leadership Effectiveness, and Technological Innovations in Education. Click here to find out when we are presenting.

Our Research in the News

The Atlantic. The Concentration of Poverty in American Schools. sean reardon

The Hechinger Report. Does using high-stakes tests to fire teachers improve student outcomes?. Thomas Dee

Stanford News. Quality of schools is critical for economic growth in developing countries, Stanford expert says. Eric Hanushek

The Guardian. At-risk students improve when they take a race and ethnicity class – study. Thomas Dee, Emily Penner



New Grant: Eric Bettinger is PI on a new Smith Richardson funded grant (with co-PI Bruce I. Sacerdote) - The Long Run Effects of Financial Aid: Evidence from the Cal Grant Program.

New Grant: Eric Bettinger is Co-PI on a new IES funded grant (with PI Benjamin Castleman) - Nudges to the Finish Line: Experimental Interventions to Prevent Late College Departure

New Report: "Helping parents help their children" by Susanna Loeb and Ben York - CEPA Labs, can help us understand why it is so difficult for us, as adults, to change, even when we want to. Why don’t we exercise regularly? Why don’t we save for the future? Why don’t we engage with our children as we want to? Behaviors that we have to do over and over again are simply hard to sustain. Click here to read full report.

New Appointments: Tom Dee is a now a Senior Fellow at Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and a Senior Scholar at the Mindset Scholars Network.

Upcoming Events

SREE Spring 2016 Conference
March 2-5, 2016, Washington, DC

AEFP 41st Annual Conference
March 17-19, 2016, Denver, Colorado

Michael Kirst, Professor of Education, Emeritus at Stanford University
3:30pm - 5:00pm, CERAS Learning Hall, Stanford University