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Educational attainment and economic outcomes

Remarks by Eric S. Rosengren, President and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, at the Boston Children's Museum's Early Childhood Summit 2013: Innovation and Opportunity, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, April 5, 2013.
Speech , Paper 69

From brawn to brains: how immigration works for America

Immigrants help fuel the U.S. economy, representing about one in every six workers. Because of accelerated immigration and slowing U.S. population growth, foreign-born workers accounted for almost half of labor force growth over the past 15 years. Public attention has forcused mainly on the large number of low-skilled immigrant workers, but the number of high-skilled immigrants actually grew faster during the period.
Annual Report

Impact of voucher design on public school performance: evidence from Florida and Milwaukee voucher programs

This paper examines the impact of vouchers in general and voucher design in particular on public school performance. It argues that all voucher programs are not created equal. There are often fundamental differences in voucher designs that affect public school incentives differently and induce different responses from them. It analyzes two voucher programs in the United States. The 1990 Milwaukee experiment can be looked upon as a "voucher shock" program that suddenly made low-income students eligible for vouchers. The 1999 Florida program can be looked upon as a "threat of voucher" program, ...
Staff Reports , Paper 315

Journal Article
Financial aid and college choice

National Economic Trends , Issue Aug

Journal Article
Federal Reserve personal financial education initiatives

Recognizing the importance of successful personal financial management to individuals and the broader economy, the Federal Reserve System has in the past two years intensified its efforts to provide and promote personal financial education. Initiatives have ranged from a public outreach effort highlighting the importance of financial education, to local and regional Reserve Bank programs targeted to specific audiences, to new educational seminars for employees. Staff members have studied the effectiveness of different types of education programs for different groups, and the System has worked ...
Federal Reserve Bulletin , Volume 90 , Issue Aut

¡Ándale Pues! Get on with advancing Hispanic prosperity through education

Remarks at the Hispanic Economic Experience Conference, Dallas, Texas, June 16, 2011 ; "In Texas, as anywhere else in the United States and in all capitalist societies, "you earn what you learn." Every study known to man, and plain common sense, tells you that income is directly correlated to educational attainment."
Speeches and Essays , Paper 91

Working Paper
Causality, causality, causality: the view of education inputs and outputs from economics

Educators and policy makers are increasingly intent on using scientifically-based evidence when making decisions about education policy. Thus, education research today must necessarily be focused on identifying the causal relationships between education inputs and student outcomes. In this paper we discuss methodologies for estimating the causal effect of resources on education outcomes; we also review what we believe to be the best evidence from economics on a few important inputs: spending, class size, teacher quality, the length of the school year, and technology. We conclude that while ...
Working Paper Series , Paper WP-05-15

Journal Article
10 things to know about the shape of Ohio’s skilled workforce

Economic Commentary , Issue May

Journal Article
Human capital and higher education: how does our region fare?

The number of people in a given state or region with a college education varies across the nation. States in the Third Federal Reserve District (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware) compare favorably with the nation on measures of college education and the three states as a whole are close to the national average. Despite its average ranking in educational attainment, the area is a premier location for colleges and universities. In ?Human Capital and Higher Education: How Does Our Region Fare?? Tim Schiller evaluates the region?s standing with respect to college education by reviewing data ...
Business Review , Issue Q1 , Pages 16-26



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