In this review report, I will summarize Neal and Schanzenbach’s paper based on my presentation on April 18, and I will highlight some points that we discussed in class. My review proceeds according to the following outline:

  1. Research Question and Main Results
  2. Literature and Contribution of this Paper
  3. Theoretical Model
  4. Research Context and Data
  5. Empirical Strategy
  6. Result Summary
  7. Policy Implications

Slides: Left Behind by Design

Written Review: Written Review-Neal and Schanzenbach 2010 Left Behind by Desigh