Higher Education Policy

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

October 15 - 16, 1999

Contributions to Colleges and Universities
"Alumni Giving to Private Colleges and Universities.pdf (PDF, 832 KB)" [1] Charles Clotfelter (Duke)
"Government Impact at Research Universities.pdf (PDF, 214 KB)" Abigail Payne (Illinois-Chicago Circle)
Faculty Issues
"Determinants of Organizational Compliance with Institutional Pressures.pdf (PDF, 334 KB)" Pamela Tolbert and Wesley Sine (Cornell)
"Inbreeding in Law School Hiring.pdf (PDF, 422 KB)" [2] Theodore Eisenberg and Martin Wells (Cornell)
Diversity Issues
An Examination of the Role of Student Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education Since 1972.pdf (PDF, 232 KB)"
(accompanying table: Distribution of Applicant Students Across College Type.pdf (PDF, 399 KB))
Dominic Brewer (Rand), Dan Goldhaber (Urban Institute), and Eric Eide (Brigham Young)
"Human Capital Attainment.pdf (PDF, 788 KB)" [3] Michael Hilmer (Louisville)
"Returns to Field of Study and Institutional Type.pdf (PDF, 569 KB)" Alicia Dowd (Cornell)
Do Prices Matter?
"Do Indirect Cost Rates Matter?" Ronald Ehrenberg and Jaroslava Mykula (Cornell)
"Undergraduate Financial Aid and Subsequent Alumni Giving Behavior.pdf (PDF, 61 KB)" Kelly Dugan, Charles H. Mullin and John J. Siegfried (Vanderbilt)

[1] Clotfelter, Charles T., "Alumni Giving to Elite Private Colleges and Universities," Economics of Education Review. (forthcoming)
Clotfelter, Charles T., "Who Are the Alumni Donors? Giving by Two Generations of Alumni from Selective Colleges," Nonprofit Management and Leadership 12, pp. 119-138, Winter 2001.

[2] Eisenberg, Theodore and Martin T. Wells, "Inbreeding in Law School Faculty," 29 Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 369-388, 2000.

[3] Hilmer, Michael J., "Human Capital Attainment, University Quality and Entry-Level Wages for College Transfer Students," Southern Economic Journal, October 2002. (forthcoming)