Monday, April 20, 2015

Research paper by SOE faculty, graduate students posted on CAPSEE website

Tags: bahr, community college, dynarski, economics of education, higher education, jacob, sosa, wiederspan


A report on the labor market returns to a community college education by Peter Riley Bahr, Susan Dynarski, Brian Jacob, Daniel Kreisman (Georgia State University), Alfredo Sosa, and Mark Weiderspan has been posted to the website of the Center for Analysis of Postsecondary Education and Employment (CAPSEE). “Labor Market Returns to Community College Awards: Evidence From Michigan” examines the labor market gains experienced by first-time college students who began college in any of five Michigan community colleges between 2003 and 2004. To read the brief, and download the paper, access the CAPSEE website here.

Susan Dynarski is Professor, School of Education; Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Professor, Department of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Brian Jacob is Professor, School of Education; Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy; Professor, Department of Economics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts

Alfredo Sosa Gonzalez is Graduate Student Research Assistant, Ph.D. Candidate in Higher Education and Economics

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