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2002 CHERI Working Papers

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2002 Working Papers
WP 30
"Do Median Grades Vary Across Departments?" (December 2002) Jay Parekh
WP 29
"Econometric Studies of Higher Education" (December 2002) Published in the Journal of Econometrics (July/August 2004), forthcoming in the Journal of Economics Ronald G. Ehrenberg
WP 28
"The Effects of Class Size on Student Achievement in Higher Education: Applying an Earnings Function" (November 2002) Kokkelenberg, et al.
WP 27
"The Sources and Uses of Annual Giving at Selective Private Research Universities and Liberal Arts Colleges" (October 2002) a new draft of CHERI WP 13, with related charts and figures published in the Economics of Education Review, June 2003 Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Christopher L. Smith
WP 26
"Resident and Nonresident Tuition and Enrollment at Flagship State Universities" Published in Caroline Hoxby ed., College Decisions: How Students Actually Make Them and How They Could, University of Chicago Press (August 2004 Michael J. Rizzo and Ronald G. Ehrenberg
WP 25
"In-State versus Out-of-State Students: The Divergence of Interest between Public Universities and State Governments" (latest draft, July 2003) Published in the Journal of Public Economics (August 2004) Jeffrey A. Groen and Michelle J. White
WP 24
"Why Do School District Budget Referenda Fail?" (revised July 2003) Published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis (Summer 2004) Ronald G. Ehrenberg, et al.
WP 23
"Studying Ourselves: The Academic Labor Market" Published in the Journal of Labor Economics (April 2003) Ronald G. Ehrenberg
WP 22
"Within State Transitions From 2-Year to 4-Year Public Institutions" (January 2002) published in the Economics of Education Review (February 2004) Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Christopher L. Smith
WP 21
"Collective Bargaining and Staff Salaries in American Colleges and Universities" (January 2002) Published in Industrial and Labor Relations Review (October 2003) Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Daniel B. Klaff