Mark Long

Mark Long
University of Washington Seattle | UW · Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

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This paper evaluates the behavioral response of college-bound high school seniors to changes in college affirmative action admissions policies during the late 1990s. After the elimination of affirmative action in California and Texas, the gap between the numbers of SAT score reports sent by non-minority and minority students to in-state, public col...
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Federal college financial aid imposes an implicit tax on asset accumulation, which reduces the incentive for families to save. Prior literature has found evidence of large reductions in asset accumulation as a result. This paper finds that these conclusions are over-estimated and are sensitive to the assumptions used in estimating the implicit tax...
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This paper evaluates the effect of secondary school characteristics on students' test scores, educational attainment, early labor market outcomes, family formation, and other behaviors. The findings in the prior literature are far from uniform, and many studies have found small and insignificant effects of school resources on various output measure...