Behavioral policy interventions to address education inequality

by Ben Castleman, Ron Haskins, Beth Akers, Jon Baron, Susan Dynarski, Dale Farran, Andy Feldman, Damon Jones, Benjamin Keys, Rebecca Maynard, Philip Sirinides, Jonathan Zinman
August 15, 2017

Author Note

Ben Castleman and Ron Haskins coordinated
the first draft and revisions to the authors’ original
text. Others provided the first drafts of the
following sections: Creation of a “Quality Child
Care and Pre-K Genie” (Rebecca Maynard and
Philip Sirinides), Nationwide Implementation
of FAFSA Completion Assistance Program (Jon
Baron), Saving Students Money on Student Loan
Repayment (Beth Akers with Ben Castleman),
and Streamlining and Framing Borrowers’
Income-Driven Repayment Decisions (Susan
Dynarski, Damon Jones, Benjamin Keys, and
Jonathan Zinman).

Author Affiliation

The authors were members of the BSPA Working
group on Education.
Castleman: University of Virginia. Haskins:
Brookings Institution. Akers: Manhattan Institute.
Baron: Laura and John Arnold Foundation.
Dynarski: University of Michigan. Farran: Vanderbilt
University. Feldman: Brookings Institution.
Jones and Keys: University of Chicago. Maynard
and Sirinides: University of Pennsylvania. Zinman:
Dartmouth University. Corresponding author’s


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