Type: School event

Conference on Student Loans

Date & time

Oct 26, 2013, 8:00 am-3:00 pm EDT


Michigan Union, Anderson Room
530 S State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Program for second day of the conference jointly sponsored by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, the Education Policy Initiative of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, and the Spencer Foundation.

The sessions are free and open to members of the UM community.

8:00 – 8:15 AM Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 10:00 AM Session IV
Dora Gicheva, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Jesse Bricker, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
Jeff Thompson, Federal Reserve Board of Governors
"The Effect of Student Loans on Long-Term Outcomes"
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Discussant: Jesse Rothstein, University of California, Berkeley
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Meta Brown, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Andrew Haughwout, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Donghoon Lee, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Wilbert van der Klaauw, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
"Does Rising Student Debt Affect the Home Purchases of Young Borrowers?"
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Discussant: Brian Cadena, University of Colorado
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10:00 – 10:15 AM Break

10:15 – 12:00 PM Session V
Elizabeth Akers, Brookings Institution
Matt Chingos, Brookings Institution
"Student Loan Debt: Is A Crisis on the Horizon"
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Discussant: John Bound, University of Michigan

Sara Goldrick-Rab, University of Wisconsin
Robert Kelchen, University of Wisconsin
"Making Sense of Loan Aversion: Evidence from Wisconsin"
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Discussant: Sarena Goodman, Federal Reserve Board
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12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch w/ Keynote Speaker Jeffrey Appel, Deputy Under Secretary of Education

1:15 – 3:00 PM Session VI
Debbie Cochrane, Institute for College Access and Success
"Aligning the Means and the Ends: How to Improve Federal
Student Aid and Increase College Access and Success"
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Discussant: David Bergeron, Center for American Progress
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Jason DeLisle, New America Foundation
Alex Holt, New America Foundation
Kristin Blagg, The Georgetown Public Policy Review
"Measuring the Benefits of Income-Based Repayment for
Graduate and Professional Students"
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Discussant: Caroline Ratcliffe, Urban Institute
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