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Federal and State Financial Aid during the Great Recession

Eric Bettinger and Betsy Williams

in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

During the Great Recession, the maximum federal Pell award grew over 32 percent in three years, the fastest rate in its history. Our research examines how states’ need-based financial aid policies ... More


Do and Should Financial Aid Packages Affect Students' College Choices?

Christopher Avery and Caroline M. Hoxby

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter explores whether financial aid packages do or should affect students' college choices. It shows that the fascinating array of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study programs exists ... More


The Financial Crisis and College Enrollment: How Have Students and Their Families Responded?

Bridget Terry Long

in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This paper explores how the Great Recession affected college enrollment and costs to families. As with past recessions, reductions in income and increases in tuition prices could have had negative ... More


Student Perceptions of College Opportunities: The Boston COACH Program

Christopher Avery and Thomas J. Kane

in College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

This chapter presents evidence on student perceptions of the economic benefits of college and the college application and financial aid process. It assesses the likely effectiveness of several policy ... More


College Choices: The Economics of Where to Go, When to Go, and How to Pay for It

Caroline M. Hoxby (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226355351
eISBN:
9780226355375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226355375.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

Aspiring college students and their families have many options. A student can attend an in-state or an out-of-state school, a public or private college, a two-year community college program or a ... More


:: The Emergence of National Income Accounting as a Tool of Economic Policy

Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte

in Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226256610
eISBN:
9780226020723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226020723.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses the following: the New Deal; the U.S. mobilization for war; the use of national income accounting to allocate resources between military and civilian needs; the role of ... More


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