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May 23, 2023

Syracuse-Cornell Summer Workshop in Education and Social Policy


The Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Strasser Legacy Room (Eggers 220)


8:30AM - 5:00PM



Continuing an established tradition, researchers from universities across the region presented recent and ongoing work. Topics addressed included school accountability, higher education, school segregation and teacher labor markets. Colleges and universities represented among the speakers include Hamilton College, SUNY Albany, SUNY Binghamton, and University of Rochester as well as Syracuse and Cornell Universities.

8:45 – 9:15 Welcome / Coffee and Continental Breakfast

9:15 – 10:45 Session I: Education and Labor Market Outcomes

Correcting Beliefs about Job Opportunities and Wages: A Field
Experiment on Education Choices
Bart de Koning (with Robert Dur and Didier Fouarge)

The Long-Run Effects of Consequential School Accountability
David Slichter (with Jonathan Mansfield)

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 12:30 Session II: Higher Education

Financial Consequences of Student Loan Default and Servicer Quality
Meredith Welch

The Impact of Foreign Peers on Domestics Students: Academic
Outcomes for Students in Introductory Economics
Evelyn Skoy (with Francisca Antman and Paul Kim)

12:30 – 1:45 Lunch (204 Maxwell Hall)

1:45 – 3:15 Session III: Methods!

Identification of Non-Additive Fixed Effects Models: Is the Return to
Teacher Quality Homogeneous?
John Singleton (with Jinyong Hahn and Nese Yildiz)

Separate and Unequal Options: Neighborhood Educational Access in
the Era of School Choice
Peter Rich (with Christian Sprague)

3:15 – 3:30 Break

3:30 – 5:00 Session IV: Teacher Labor Markets

The Impact of Delinquent Students on Teachers Retention - Evidence
from North Carolina
Kyuhan Choi

The Rise and Fall of the Teaching Profession: Prestige, Interest,
Preparation, and Satisfaction over the Last Half Century
Melissa Arnold Lyon (with Matthew Kraft)

5:30 – 8:00 Dinner at Dinosaur BBQ
246 W Willow Street

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