Western University EconomicsWestern Social Science

Workshop on Post-Secondary Education Choices and Policy

December 9, 2010
4161 Social Sciences Centre

9:00-9:30 Welcome and Introduction
9:30-10:30 "An Empirical Examination of the Option Value of College"
Kevin Stange, University of Michigan
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:45 "Borrowing Constraints, College Enrolment, and Delayed Entry"
Matthew Johnson, Mathematica Policy Research
11:45-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:30 "How Do College Students Form Expectations?"
Basit Zafar, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
2:30-3:30 "Modeling College Major Choice Using Elicited Measures of Expectations and Counterfactuals" (with V. Joseph Hotz and Songman Kang)
Peter Arcidiacono, Duke University
3:30-4:45 Break
3:45-4:45 "Equilibrium Tuition, Applications, Admissions and Enrollment in the College Market"
Chao Fu, University of Wisconsin
5:15-7:30 Drinks at Grad Bar