Michel Grosz

Working Papers

"Relaxing Electoral Constraints in Local Education Funding," with Ross Milton. Revisions requested at Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

"Community Colleges and Careers: Evidence from Nursing School Lotteries." Revisions requested at Labour Economics.

"Fraud Across Borders," with Devesh Raval. Under Review.

"Hassle Costs and Consumer Voices: Evidence from a Website Redesign," with Devesh Raval. Under review.

"Disparities in School Construction Spending Within Districts," with Ross Milton.

"The Effect of the Great Recession on Federal Student Loan Borrowing and Repayment," with Tomás Monarrez.

Work In Progress

"Community Colleges and Positive Local Labor Demand Shocks," with Andrew Foote and Cody Orr.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

"Selection into Identification in Fixed Effects Models, with Application to Head Start," with Doug Miller and Na'ama Shenhav. Journal of Human Resources, 2023. 58(5): 1523-1566.

"Admissions Policies, Cohort Composition, and Academic Success: Evidence from California." Journal of Human Resources, 2023. 58(4): 1242-1272. (For a short research summary, click here)

"Do Postsecondary Training Programs Respond to the Labor Market?" Journal of Human Capital, 2022. 16(4): 461-487.

"Capacity and Flexibility in CTE Programs: Program Offerings and Student Success," with Michal Kurlaender and Ann Stevens. Research in Higher Education, 2022. 63, 14-188.

"In-State Tuition Policies and the College Decisions of Undocumented Students: Evidence from Colorado," with Annie Hines. Education Finance and Policy, 2022. 17(2), 232-254. (For a short research summary, click here) (Pre-publication version)

"The Effect of Local Labor Market Downturns on Postsecondary Enrollment and Program Choice," with Andrew Foote. Education Finance and Policy, 2020. 15 (4): 592-621.

"The Returns to a Large Community College Program: Evidence from Admissions Lotteries." American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2020. 12 (1): 226-53. (Link to code)

"Career Technical Education and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from California Community Colleges," with Michal Kurlaender and Ann Stevens. Journal of Human Resources, 2019. 54(4), 986-1036. (Pre-publication version)

"The Effect of Lower Transaction Costs on Disability Insurance Application Rates and Participation," with Stephanie Rennane and Andrew Foote. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2019. 38(1), 99-123. (Pre-publication version)

"Locate Your Nearest Exit: Mass Layoffs and Local Labor Market Response," with Andrew Foote and Ann Stevens. ILR Review, 2019. 72(1), 101-126. (Pre-publication version) (Link to code)

Other Publications

"A Portrait of Student Parents in the California Community Colleges," with Sherrie Reed, Michal Kurlaender, and Susanna Cooper. UC Davis Wheelhouse Brief. Volume 6, Number 2. 2021.

"Granting In-State Tuition to Undocumented Students Increases Their Rates of College Attendance," with Annie Hines. UC Davis Center for Poverty and Inequality Research Policy Brief. Volume 9, Number 7. 2021.

"The Mismatch between College Training and Worker Demand." Inside Higher Ed. 2019.

"How workers exit the labour market after local economic downturns," with Andrew Foote and Ann Stevens. VoxEU. 2015.

"Community College Career Technical Education Programs Significantly Increase Earnings," with Michal Kurlaender and Ann Stevens. UC Davis Center for Poverty Research Policy Brief. Volume 4, Number 5. 2015.

"Where Kids Go: The Foreclosure Crisis and Mobility in Washington, D.C.," with Jennifer Comey. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2011.

"Smallest Victims of the Foreclosure Crisis: Children in the District of Columbia," with Jennifer Comey. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2010.

"State of Latinos in the District of Columbia," with Jennifer Comey, Peter Tatian, Rosa Maria Castaneda, and Lesley Freiman. Report for the District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2010.

"Child Care Choices of Low-Income Working Families," with Ajay Chaudry, Juan Pedroza, Heather Sandstrom, Anna Danziger, Molly Scott, and Sarah Ting. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2010.

"Every Kid Counts in the District of Columbia: 16th Annual Fact Book 2009," with Jennifer Comey, Kaitlin Franks, David Price, and Lesley Freiman. Washington, DC: Annie E Casey Foundation. 2010.

"Foreclosures in the Nation's Capital 2009," with Kathryn Pettit, Mary Cunningham, G. Thomas Kingsley, Leah Hendey, Jennifer Comey, and Liza Getsinger. Prepared for the Fannie Mae Foundation. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2009.

"Housing in the Nation's Capital 2009," with Kathryn Pettit, Mary Cunningham, G. Thomas Kingsley, Leah Hendey, Jennifer Comey, and Liza Getsinger. Prepared for the Fannie Mae Foundation. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2009.

"Evaluation Matters: Lessons from Youth-Serving Organizations," with Mary Kopczynski Winkler and Brett Theodos. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2009.

"Every Kid Counts in the District of Columbia: 15th Annual Fact Book 2008.," with Jennifer Comey and David Price. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute. 2008.

Other

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