• Raj Chetty
  • John N. Friedman


How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project STAR. Raj Chetty, John N. Friedman, 2010, Paper. "In Project STAR, 11,571 students in Tennessee and their teachers were randomly assigned to classrooms within their schools from kindergarten to third grade. This paper evaluates the long-term impacts of STAR by linking the experimental data to administrative records. We first demonstrate that kindergarten test scores are highly correlated with outcome such as earnings at age 27, college attendance, home ownership, and retirement savings. We then document..." Link