Grants seed social science research, conferencesStudies exploring the effects of disadvantaged neighborhoods, a reimagined school recess and customized avatars were among a slate of faculty projects receiving grants this fall from the Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS).
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Peer Preferences, School Competition, and the Effects of Public School Choice
Barseghyan, Levon, Damon Clark, and Stephen Coate. “Peer Preferences, School Competition, and the Effects of Public School Choice.” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy 11, no. 4 (November 2019): 124–158.
Is There Still Son Preference in the United States?
Blau, Francine D., Lawrence M. Kahn, Peter Brummund, Jason Cook, and Miriam Larson-Koester. “Is There Still Son Preference in the United States?” Journal of Population Economics, forthcoming.
The State of Economics, The State of the World
Basu, Kaushik, Claudia Sepulveda, and David Rosenblatt. The State of Economics, the State of the World. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2019.
Student Spotlight: Nivedita Vatsa '17
Recent Economics graduate, Nivedita Vatsa '17, says "a broad liberal arts education brought depth to my work. My economics thesis centered on child poverty and I found that so many other classes – a class on adolescent development, a class about policy evaluation, a class on sampling methods – enriched my work by helping me connect ideas and research methods across disciplines."
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