Do Human Capital Decisions Respond to the Returns to Education? Evidence from DACA

The National Bureau of Economic Research

Originally Posted: Feb. 15, 2018

Highlights:

How did DACA impact the educational performances of those who enrolled in it? Significantly, says SMU economics coauthor Elira Kuka.

-High school graduation rates increased by 15%
-Teenage births declined by 45%
-College attendance increased by 25% among women

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