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Still Worth the Trip? School Busing Effects in Boston and New York

Joshua Angrist, Guthrie Gray-Lobe, Clemence M. Idoux, and Parag A. Pathak

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Community Colleges and Upward Mobility

Jack Mountjoy

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The Design of Teacher Assignment: Theory and Evidence

Julien Combe, Olivier Tercieux, and Camille Terrier

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STEM Summer Programs for Underrepresented Youth Increase STEM Degrees

Sarah Cohodes, Helen Ho, Silivia C. Robles

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Market Design for Distributional Objectives in (Re)assignment: An Application to Improve the Distribution of Teachers in Schools

Julien Combe, Umut Dur, Olivier Tercieux, Camille Terrier, and M. Utku Ünver

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Empirical Strategies in Economics: Illuminating the path from cause to effect

Joshua Angrist

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Race and the Mismeasure of School Quality

Joshua Angrist, Peter Hull, Parag Pathak, and Christopher Walters

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When do Informational Interventions Work? Experimental Evidence from New York City High School Choice

Sarah Cohodes, Sean Corcoran, Jennifer Jennings, and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj

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The Impact of Neighborhood School Choice: Evidence from Los Angeles’s Zones of Choice Program

Christopher Campos and Caitlin Kearns

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Marginal Effects of Merit Aid for Low-Income Students

Joshua Angrist, David Autor and Amanda Pallais

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Pandemic Schooling Mode and Student Test Scores: Evidence from US States

Clare Halloran, Rebecca Jack, James Okun, and Emily Oster

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Using Admissions Lotteries to Validate and Improve School Quality Measures

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Credible School Value-Added with Undersubscribed School Lotteries

Joshua Angrist, Peter Hull, Parag A. Pathak, and Christopher R. Walters

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Why Does Education Increase Voting? Evidence from Boston’s Charter Schools

Sarah R. Cohodes and James J. Feigenbaum

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From Immediate Acceptance to Deferred Acceptance: Effects on School Admissions and Achievement in England

Camille Terrier, Parag Pathak, and Kevin Ren

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Charter Schools’ Effectiveness, Mechanisms, and Competitive Influence

Sarah R. Cohodes and Katharine S. Parham

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