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How Do Students Respond to Labor Market and Education Incentives? An Analysis of Homework Time

Journal of Labor Research Volume 32 Number 3 September 2011 Pages 199-209 DOI: 10.1007/s12122-011-9113-x http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12122-011-9113-x Prepublication Version Abstract: This study examines the extent to which high school students respond to education and labor market incentives when making decisions about homework. Student and state fixed effects…
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July 6, 2013

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Regulation, Licensing, and Poverty

There is a strong sense, particularly on the left and the populist right, that our market economy in the U.S. is not serving everyone well. The argument goes something like this: Those who have some wealth and good connections find an easy path to education,…
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