Orszag cites Dynarski in Bloomberg column on college enrollment

February 12, 2013

In his regular column for Bloomberg View, former director of the Office of Management and Budget Peter Orszag drew upon the work of Susan Dynarski in suggesting ways to raise college enrollment and graduation rates.

Among other factors determining college enrollment, Orszag highlights the availability of financial aid and the degree of complexity in financial aid applications. Citing a review of literature by Dynarski and Harvard economist David Deming, Orszag points to evidence that each additional $1,000 of grant aid may increase college enrollment by three or four percentage points.

[Read the Bloomberg View column]