Jonathan Smith

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

GA

United States

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

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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 Georgia State University
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College Applications, School Accountability, Quality Disclosure, College Scorecard

Student Responsiveness to Earnings Data in the College Scorecard

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 56, Issue 2, pp. 1220-1243, 2018
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Feb 2018
Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
College Board and Georgia State University
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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 Georgia State University
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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 Georgia State University
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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 Business School, Harvard Business School and Georgia State University
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Media Economics, College Choice, Reputation, Economics of Information

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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 Business School and Georgia State University
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Voluntary Disclosure, Information Unraveling, Marketing, Countersignaling, Rankings

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Heat and Learning

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-014
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 May 2018
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), College Board, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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Heat and Learning

NBER Working Paper No. w24639
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 May 2018
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), College Board, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs and Georgia State University
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Heat and Learning

CESifo Working Paper No. 7291
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Feb 2019
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), College Board, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Luskin School of Public Affairs and Georgia State University
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heat, climate, learning, air conditioning

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 Georgia State University
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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
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University, College Board and Georgia State University
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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 Business School and Georgia State University
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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, Purdue University - Department of Economics and Georgia State University
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learning, aptitude, SAT

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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 Georgia State University
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Broadband, College Choice, Undermatch

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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
Georgia State University, College Board and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Secondary education, higher education, college success, testing

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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
Jonathan Smith and Kevin Stange
Georgia State University and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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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
Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), College Board and Georgia State University
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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
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Stanford University and Georgia State University
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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
Georgia State University, College Board 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 Georgia State University
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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: 06 Sep 2018
Joshua Goodman, Oded Gurantz and Jonathan Smith
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Missouri at Columbia - Truman School of Public Affairs and Georgia State University
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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
Jonathan Smith, Michael Hurwitz and Christopher Avery
Georgia State University, College Board and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Impact of Highly Publicized Campus Scandals on College Outcomes

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 37, Issue 3, pp. 492-508, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 May 2019
Patrick Rooney and Jonathan Smith
Harvard Business School and Georgia State University
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Salience in Quality Disclosure: Evidence from the U.S. News College Rankings

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 1, pp. 58-77, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Jan 2013
Michael Luca and Jonathan Smith
Harvard Business School and Georgia State University
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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, Georgia State University, 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
Georgia State University

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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, Georgia State University 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
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), College Board, Georgia State University 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
Georgia State University, Advocacy and Policy Center - 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
Georgia State University

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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
Georgia State University

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higher education, returns to selectivity, college completion