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Evaluating Econometric Evaluations of Post-Secondary Aid. Amanda Pallais, April 2015, Paper. "The question of whether and how financial aid affects college enrollment remains central in higher education policy discussions. Most econometric investigations of this question identify causal effects using non-experimental strategies such as covariate conditioning, differences-in-differences panel methods, and regression discontinuity (RD) designs. The resulting empirical analyses have produced a wide range of estimates, perhaps reflecting the diversity of the models and assumptions used in this work..." Link