I'm an Economics Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley focusing on public finance topics at the intersection of labor economics and macroeconomics. You can follow me on twitter @omzidar.
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Tag Archives: College
According to data compiled by Avery & Hoxby, effective college costs are much lower for low income families at the most selective schools compared to other schools. Despite this fact, many low income students aren’t applying to the most selective … Continue reading
Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers have an interesting column today in Bloomberg View: The real crisis in American higher education is that our best colleges never see a large chunk of our smartest students. In an important recent study, the economists Caroline … Continue reading
Last night, I went to a debate on the value of college and relied heavily on some great work by the Hamilton project. On average, college is a fantastic investment. Here’s why: 1. Benefit vs Cost: Benefit: 450K in PDV based … Continue reading
Noahpinion: College is mostly about human capital, not signaling. Interesting take on the benefits of college.