Cornell University

Cornell Higher Education Research Institute

273 Ives Faculty Building, 607-255-4424

CHERI Policy Conference

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

October 15 - 16, 1999

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Contributions to Colleges and Universities
"Alumni Giving to Private Colleges and Universities" [1]
Charles Clotfelter (Duke)
"Do Government Grants Crowd Out Private Contributions" Abigail Payne (Illinois-Chicago Circle)
Faculty Issues
"Non Tenure-Track Faculty in Higher Education" Pamela Tolbert and Wesley Sine (Cornell)
"Inbreeding in Law School Faculty" [2]
Theodore Eisenberg and Martin Wells (Cornell)
Diversity Issues
"An Examination of Student Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education"
(accompanying tables)
Dominic Brewer (Rand), Dan Goldhaber (Urban Institute), and Eric Eide (Brigham Young)
Earnings Issues
"College Quality and the Earnings of Transfer Students" [3]
Michael Hilmer (Louisville)
"Returns to Field of Study Among Elite College Graduates" Alicia Dowd (Cornell)
Do Prices Matter?
"Do Indirect Cost Rates Matter?" Ronald Ehrenberg and Jaroslava Mykula (Cornell)
"Undergraduate Financial Aid and Subsequent Alumni Giving" 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)