Breaking Rank? An Investigation of Families' Ranked Preferences for Schools and Their Causal Moderators
Talk by Mark Chin
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Mark Chin investigates longitudinal preferences for schools revealed by families’ top choices for middle and high schools in applications to a large urban school district’s universal enrollment system. Using this unique dataset, Chin finds preferences for the racial/ethnic composition of schools’ students to be more stable than preferences for school quality and proximity to home.