Education Policy Brown Bag
The Education Policy Brown Bag provides faculty and graduate students with a weekly venue for presenting and discussing education policy research in progress. Attending by around twenty faculty and students each week in the fall and spring, the Brown Bag offers the first glimpse at the latest education policy research coming out of the Center.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | Norman Hall 1-255
Causes and Consequences of Student Loan Borrowing: Evidence from Multiple Field Experiments. Jointly sponsored with the UF Department of Economics.
Thursday, January 17, 2019 | 12:00pm – 1:00pm | NRN 1-345
This is particularly true when students are making decisions to accept, modify, or decline their federally-guaranteed student loans. Given these complexities, we were interested in the role of defaults and choice architecture on student loan decision-making. Our experimental results indicate that the default choice significantly influenced student loan borrowing.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm | Norman Hall 2-240
Socioeconomic inequalities in college completion have widened over time. A critical question is how to support low-income and first-generation students to achieve college success. We investigate one effort, the Dell Scholars Program, which provides a combination of financial support and individualized advising to selected students who attend institutions throughout the US.read more