Episode 12: Michael Lovenheim
Michael Lovenheim is Professor of Economics, Policy Analysis and Management, and Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University.
Date: September 17, 2019
In this episode, we discuss Professor Lovenheim's work on the effects of grade retention on adult criminal behavior:
"The effect of grade retention on adult crime: Evidence from a test-based promotion policy" by Ozkan Eren, Michael F. Lovenheim, and Naci H. Mocan.
OTHER RESEARCH WE DISCUSS IN THIS EPISODE:
“In school and out of trouble: The minimum dropout age and juvenile crime” by D. Mark Anderson.
“The effect of education on crime: Evidence from prison inmates, arrests, and self-reports” by Lance Lochner and Enrico Moretti.
“Priceless: The nonpecuniary benefits of schooling” by Philip Oreopolous and Kjell G. Salvanes.
“The crime reducing effect of education” by Stephen Machin, Olivier Marie, and Sunčica Vujić.
“Compulsory education and the benefits of schooling” by Melvin Stephens Jr.and Dou-Yan Yang.
“Better schools, less crime?” by David Deming.
“The effect of school choice on participants: Evidence from randomized lotteries” by Julie Berry Cullen, Brian A. Jacob, and Steven Levitt.
“The effect of grade retention on high school completion” by Brian A. Jacob and Lars Lefgren.
“How the timing of grade retention affects outcomes: Identification and estimation of time-varying treatment effects” by Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Salvador Navarro, and Yuya Takahashi.
“Grade retention, postsecondary education, and public aid receipt” by Suh-Ruu Ou and Arthur J. Reynolds.
“The effects of test-based retention on student outcomes over time: Regression discontinuity evidence from Florida” by Guido Schwerdt, Martin R. West, and Marcus A. Winters.
“Test-based promotion policies, dropping out, and juvenile crime” by Ozkan Eren, Briggs Depew, and Stephen Barnes.