Cash-on-Hand & College Enrollment: Evidence from Population Tax Data and Policy Nonlinearities

We estimate causal effects of cash-on-hand on college enrollment decisions of students from low-income families. Using population-level, administrative data from United States income tax returns, we exploit variation in tax refunds received in the spring of the high school senior year. The variation...

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Main Author: Turner, Nicholas
Manoli, Dayanand S
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.01.2014
Data of publication: 20140101
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
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