Professor Steve Ross’s work (with Weiran Huang and Ashlyn Nelson) on foreclosure spillovers was the Featured Working Paper for October 4, 2021 on the National Bureau of Economic Research homepage: https://www.nber.org/
The paper “Broad Effects of Foreclosure Spillover” shows that spillovers can explain over 60% of the increase in the dispersion of foreclosure rates across neighborhoods during the foreclosure crisis.
The paper may be found at: https://www.nber.org/papers/w28851
Professor Steve Ross’s work (with Eric Brunner and Shaun Dougherty) on the positive effects for students of attending one of Connecticut’s technical high schools was the Featured Working Paper for September 17, 2021 on the National Bureau of Economic Research homepage: https://www.nber.org/
The paper “The Effects of Career and Technical Education: Evidence from the Connecticut Technical High School System” may be found at: https://www.nber.org/papers/w28790
Professor Stephen Ross has been named a Research Associate in the Education Program of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
The full announcement from NBER may be found online at:
NBER Appoints 15 Research Associates, 57 Faculty Research Fellows | NBER
Professor David Simon has been named an affiliate Faculty Research Fellow in the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Program on Children
The Program on Children “focuses on economic behavior related to children, child health, and child economic and social well being.” Professor Simon’s research interests include health inequality, policy and health capital accumulation, early life and childhood human capital accumulation, and public policy evaluation.