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Replication data for: ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation, Earnings, and Welfare

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Denning, Jeffrey T.
  • Marx, Benjamin M.
  • Turner, Lesley J.
Publication Date
2019-07-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We estimate effects of the Pell Grant—the largest US federal grant for college students—using administrative data from Texas public colleges and a discontinuity in grant generosity for low-income students. Within four-year institutions, eligibility for additional grant aid significantly increases first-time students' degree completion and later earnings. Our estimated impacts on earnings alone are enough to fully recoup government expenditures within 10 years, suggesting that financial aid likely pays for itself several times over.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.20180100 (Text)
Publications
  • Denning, Jeffrey T., Benjamin M. Marx, and Lesley J. Turner. “ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation, Earnings, and Welfare.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 11, no. 3 (July 2019): 193–224. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20180100.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.20180100 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2019-12-07

Denning, Jeffrey T.; Marx, Benjamin M.; Turner, Lesley J. (2019): Replication data for: ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation, Earnings, and Welfare. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116368