Jonathan Smith

Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

Georgia State University

GA

United States

http://https://sites.google.com/site/jonathansmithphd/

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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Citation 46

Heat and Learning

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-014
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2018
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, College Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 489 (108,915)
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Heat and Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w24639
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 May 2018 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2023
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, College Board, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 115 (447,669)

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Heat and Learning

CESifo Working Paper No. 7291
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, College Board, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 88 (539,917)
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heat, climate, learning, air conditioning

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Student Responsiveness to Earnings Data in the College Scorecard

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2017
Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 667 (74,851)
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College Applications, School Accountability, Quality Disclosure, College Scorecard

The Impact of Prior Learning Assessments on College Completion and Financial Outcomes

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2019
Vanderbilt University, College Board, University of Georgia and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 527 (99,449)
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CLEP Me out of Here: The Impact of Prior Learning Assessments on College Completion

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 17-14
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
Vanderbilt University, College Board, Tennessee Higher Education Commission & Student Assistance Corporation and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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The Impact of Campus Scandals on College Applications

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 16-137
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 22 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Michael Luca, Patrick Rooney and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Harvard Business School and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 616 (82,640)
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Media Economics, College Choice, Reputation, Economics of Information

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The Impact of College Outreach on High Schoolers’ College Choices – Results From Over 1,000 Natural Experiments

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2020
Jessica Howell, Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
College Board, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 229 (249,334)

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Strategic Disclosure: The Case of Business School Rankings

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 14-010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Nov 2014
Michael Luca and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 209 (271,556)
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Voluntary Disclosure, Information Unraveling, Marketing, Countersignaling, Rankings

Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2017
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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Shifting College Majors in Response to Advanced Placement Exam Scores

NBER Working Paper No. w22841
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 31 May 2023
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 24 (949,842)
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O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries

CESifo Working Paper No. 8301
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 20 May 2020
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Independent, College Board, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Harvard University, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board and Boston University
Downloads 135 (394,532)
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sibling effects, college and major choice, peer and social network effects

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Every Little Bit Counts: The Impact of High-Speed Internet on the Transition to College

FEDS Working Paper No. 2015-108
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Dec 2015
Lisa J. Dettling, Sarena Goodman and Jonathan Smith
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 109 (463,610)
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Salience in Quality Disclosure: Evidence from the U.S. News College Rankings

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Working Paper No. 12-014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Michael Luca and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 108 (466,633)
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Best and Brightest? The Impact of Student Visa Restrictiveness on Who Attends College in the US

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Jun 2021
Mingyu Chen, Jessica Howell and Jonathan Smith
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 76 (591,154)
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Human capital investment, migration, international student, F-1 visa, student visa, immigration policy, China

Best and Brightest? The Impact of Student Visa Restrictiveness on Who Attends College in the US

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15184
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 May 2022
Mingyu Chen, Jessica Howell and Jonathan Smith
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 17 (1,025,416)

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Immigration policy, migration, international student, F-1 visa, student visa, China

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Updating Human Capital Decisions: Evidence from SAT Score Shocks and College Applications

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2016
Timothy Bond, George Bulman, Xiaoxiao Li and Jonathan Smith
Purdue University - Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Villanova University and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 90 (527,182)
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learning, aptitude, SAT

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Screening Mechanisms and Student Responses in the College Market

Economics of Education Review, No. 44, 2015
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Aug 2016
Jonathan Smith, Michael Hurwitz and Jessica Howell
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 76 (583,392)
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Take Two! SAT Retaking and College Enrollment Gaps

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-031
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2018
Joshua Goodman, Oded Gurantz and Jonathan Smith
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 68 (619,892)
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Giving College Credit Where It Is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes

HKS Working Paper No. RWP15-021
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2015
Jonathan Smith, Michael Hurwitz and Christopher Avery
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board, College Board and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 64 (639,752)

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Secondary education, higher education, college success, testing

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Hbcu Enrollment and Longer-Term Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16632
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 04 Dec 2023
College Board, University of Florida, Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board and Howard University
Downloads 62 (650,001)

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returns to college, college choice, HBCUs

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Do Stem Students Vote?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15483
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 12 Aug 2022
D'Wayne Bell, Jing Feng, John Holbein and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University, College Board, University of Virginia and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 56 (682,723)
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youth voting, education, college, STEM, large-scale administrative data

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Access to Four-Year Public Colleges and Degree Completion

NBER Working Paper No. w20996
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 15 May 2023
Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 53 (700,103)
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Take Two! Sat Retaking and College Enrollment Gaps

NBER Working Paper No. w24945
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2023
Joshua Goodman, Oded Gurantz and Jonathan Smith
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, University of Missouri at Columbia - Truman School of Public Affairs and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 51 (712,358)
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A New Measure of College Quality to Study the Effects of College Sector and Peers on Degree Attainment

NBER Working Paper No. w21605
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2023
Jonathan Smith and Kevin Stange
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 49 (725,031)
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O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling-Spillovers in College Enrollment

CESifo Working Paper No. 7974
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Dec 2019
Boston University, Harvard University, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 33 (864,929)
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college enrollment, peer effects, siblings, admissions, regression discontinuity

O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers in College Enrollment

NBER Working Paper No. w26502
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2023
Boston University, College Board, Harvard University and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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College Enrollment and Completion Among Nationally Recognized High-Achieving Hispanic Students

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Sep 2016
Oded Gurantz, Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
Stanford University, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 42 (772,102)
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The Economic Impact of Access to Public Four-Year Colleges

NBER Working Paper No. w27177
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2020 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2023
Jonathan Smith, Joshua Goodman and Michael Hurwitz
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board, Boston University and College Board
Downloads 40 (786,652)

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Giving College Credit Where it is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w21147
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2023
Jonathan Smith, Michael Hurwitz and Christopher Avery
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board, College Board and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 36 (816,854)
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Labor Market Signaling and the Value of College: Evidence from Resumes and the Truth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14483
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jun 2021
Daniel Kreisman, Jonathan Smith and Bondi Arifin
Georgia State University, Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 26 (902,555)
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College Credit on the Table? Advanced Placement Course and Exam Taking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14652
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Ishtiaque Fazlul, Todd Jones and Jonathan Smith
Georgia State University - Department of Economics, Mississippi State University and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 22 (940,801)

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educational economics, advanced placement, high school coursework

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Which Colleges Increase Voting Rates?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16813
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Feb 2024
D'Wayne Bell, John Holbein, Samuel Imlay and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University, University of Virginia, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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college choice, returns to college, civic engagement, voting

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Firms and Worker Health

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16708
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Jan 2024
Alexander Ahammer, Analisa Packham and Jonathan Smith
Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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firms, health care utilization, sick leave

Firms and Worker Health

NBER Working Paper No. w32011
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 02 Jan 2024
Alexander Ahammer, Analisa Packham and Jonathan Smith
Johannes Kepler University Linz - Department of Economics, Vanderbilt University and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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Hungry for Success? Snap Timing, High-Stakes Exam Performance, and College Attendance

NBER Working Paper No. w28386
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2023
Purdue University - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
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Returns to Different Postsecondary Investments: Institution Type, Academic Programs, and Credentials

NBER Working Paper No. w29933
Number of pages: 155 Posted: 11 Apr 2022 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2023
Michael Lovenheim and Jonathan Smith
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board
Downloads 13 (1,033,918)
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The Maine Question: How is Four-Year College Enrollment Affected by Mandatory College Entrance Exams?

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, March 2015, 37(1): 138-159
Posted: 02 Apr 2016
College Board, Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board, Independent and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

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Higher Education, College Enrollment, Accountability Test

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The Effect of College Applications on Enrollment

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy. Volume 14, Issue 1, Pages 151–188, 2014
Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Jonathan Smith
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

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College Enrollment, College Applications, Higher Education

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Student Age and the Collegiate Pathway

Hurwitz, M., J. Smith, and J. Howell. "Student Age and the Collegiate Pathway," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Winter 2015, 34(1): 59-84.
Posted: 02 Apr 2016
Michael Hurwitz, Jonathan Smith and Jessica Howell
College Board, Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

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The Relationship between Siblings’ College Choices: Evidence from One Million SAT‐Taking Families

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 48, 2015
Posted: 12 Feb 2016
Brandeis University - Department of Economics, College Board, Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board and The College Board

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College choice, College enrollment, Siblings, Four-year colleges, Selective colleges, Targeting interventions

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The Full Extent of Academic Under-Match

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 32, February 2013
Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Jonathan Smith, Matea Pender and Jessica Howell
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board, College Board and Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

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educational economics, college choice, post-secondary education, mismatch, under-match

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Peers, Pressure, and Performance at the National Spelling Bee

Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 48, No. 2, 2013
Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Jonathan Smith
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

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competition, pressure, peer effects, spillovers, education, gender differences

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Ova and Out: Using Twins to Estimate the Educational Returns to Attending a Selective College

Economics of Education Review, Forthcoming
Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Jonathan Smith
Advocacy and Policy Center - College Board

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higher education, returns to selectivity, college completion