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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Why are Some Charter Schools More Effective than Others? Econometric Methods and Empirical Evidence from Massachusetts, Michigan, and Texas.

a PSC Research Project [ARCHIVE DISPLAY]

Investigators:   Susan Dynarski, Brian Jacob

Professors Brian Jacob and Susan Dynarski will jointly supervise the work of a doctoral student research assistant at the University of Michigan. The primary responsibility of the research assistant will be to conduct the lottery analyses, as described more fully in the proposal text. The research assistant will test alternative specifications, run robustness checks, summarize results, produce tables of estimates, and produce figures illustrating the results.

Funding Period: 09/01/2012 to 08/31/2013

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