Recent Submissions

  • A Mismatch Made in Heaven: A Hedonic Analysis of Overeducation and Undereducation 

    McMillen, Daniel P.; Seaman, Paul T.; Singell, Larry D. Jr. (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-12)
    Prior work suggests coordination failure between labour and education markets leads some workers to have educational qualifications in excess of those specified for the job (overeducation) and others to have less ...
  • Hope for the Pell? The Impact of Merit-Aid on Needy Students 

    Singell, Larry D. Jr.; Waddell, Glen R.; Curs, Bradley R., 1977- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2004-02)
    Prior empirical evidence finds that merit-aid programs such as the Georgia Hope Scholarship yield large and significant enrollment effects, whereas need-based aid programs such as the Pell Grant yield modest and often ...
  • For Whom the Pell Tolls: Market Power, Tuition Discrimination, and the Bennett Hypothesis 

    Singell, Larry D. Jr.; Stone, Joe A. (Joe Allan), 1948- (University of Oregon, Dept. of Economics, 2003-04-10)
    Are federal Pell grants "appropriated" by universities through increases in tuition - consistent with what is known as the Bennett hypothesis? Based on a panel of 71 universities from 1983 to 1996, we find little evidence ...