One-Stop Career Centers in North Carolina

This analysis of data from North Carolina examined the effectiveness of One-Stop Career Centers located on community college campuses in North Carolina in securing employment for students.

Financial Aid for Community College Students

Using matched education–wage state data, this project examined the academic and labor market effects of receiving financial aid, including aid from major federal programs such as Pell grants and Stafford loans.

Supplemental Study: Minority-Serving Institutions

This project consisted of analyses to clarify differences among institutions considered MSIs based on federal designation, federal MSI fund receipt, and institutional and student characteristics.

From 4-Year to 2-Year

From 4-Year to 2-Year | 6/6/2016
Inside Higher Ed reports on a CAPSEE paper that finds reverse transfer helps struggling students. Comparing struggling students who transferred with those who did not, Senior Research Assistant Vivian Liu found that reverse transfer students earned the same number of bachelor’s degrees and more degrees overall.

Going Backward? The Academic and Employment Consequences of Four to Two-Year Transfer

June 1, 2016 | Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Annual Forum

Using national data and public higher education data from one small state and using distance to the closest two-year college as an instrumental variable, this presentation shared findings on the effects of four- to two-year college transfer on “struggling” students.