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2003 CHERI Working Papers

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2003 Working Papers
WP 43
"How College Affects Students: Toward The Reconciliation Of Theory With Empirical Evidence" (December 2003) Liang Zhang
WP 42
"A (Less Than) Zero Sum Game? State Funding for Public Education: How Public Higher Education Institutions Have Lost" (September 2003) Michael J. Rizzo
WP 41
"Wealth and Resource Allocation at Private Institutions of Higher Education" (November 2003) Matthew P. Nagowski
WP 40
"Increasing Earnings Inequality in Faculty Labor Markets" (September 2003) James Monks
WP 39
"Method or Madness? Inside the USNWR College Rankings" (September 2003) published in the Journal of College Admissions (Fall 2005) Ronald G. Ehrenberg
WP 38
"Changes in Faculty Composition Within the State University of New York System: 1985 - 2001" (August 2003) Ronald G. Ehrenberg and Daniel B. Klaff
WP 37
"Faculty Productivity In Supervising Doctoral Students' Dissertations at Cornell University" (May 2003) published in the Economics of Education Review (February 2005) Peter M. Crosta and Iris G. Packman
WP 36
"Tracking Community College Transfers Using National Student Clearinghouse Data" (April 2003) Richard M. Romano and Martin Wisniewski
WP 35
"Who Bears the Growing Cost of Science at Universities?" (April 2003) presented at CHERI's May 2003 Conference, forthcoming in R. Ehrenberg and P. Stephan eds., Science and the University (University of Wisconsin Press) Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo and George H. Jakubson
WP 34
"The Effect of College Location on Migration of College-Educated Labor" (latest draft, July 2003) published in the Journal of Econometrics (July/August 2004) Jeffrey A. Groen
WP 33
"Start Up Costs in American Research Universities" (March 2003) Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Michael J. Rizzo, and Scott S. Condie
WP 32
"Financing Higher Education Institutions in the 21st Century" an invited address prepared for the 2003 annual meeting of the American Educational Finance Association (March 2003) Ronald G. Ehrenberg
WP 31
"Associate Professor Turnover at America's Public and Private Institutions of Higher Education " (latest draft, March 2004) published in the American Economist (Spring 2006) Matthew P. Nagowski