Information heterogeneity and intended college enrollment

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Bleemer, Zachary; Zafar, Basit; (2014)
  • Publisher: New York, NY: Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Subject: D84 | college returns and costs | I21 | I24 | I28 | college enrollment | college enrollment; college returns and costs; information; subjective expectations | information | D81 | subjective expectations | D83
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:D84 | jel:D83 | jel:D81 | jel:I24 | jel:I28
      ddc: ddc:330

Despite a robust college premium, college attendance rates in the United States have remained stagnant and exhibit a substantial socioeconomic gradient. We focus on information gaps - specifically, incomplete information about college benefits and costs - as a potential... View more
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