Lisa Dickson

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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Associate Professor, Economics

Contact Information

Office: PUP 322
Phone: 410-455-2176

Curriculum Vitae
Research Interests

Labor Economics, Economics of Education, Econometrics.

Working Papers

“In-state tuition and financial aid for undocumented immigrants in the United States: impact on high school graduation, college enrollment and college graduation” (with T.Gindling and J. Kitchin).

Recent/Selected Publications

“Gender Imbalance in Higher Education: Evidence from the Texas Top Ten Percent Plan”, Research in Higher Education, Forthcoming (with Dylan Conger) [Previous title for the paper was: “Do Public Universities Give Admissions Preferences to Males When Faced with Large Increases in their Female Enrollments? Evidence from the Texas Top 10% Plan”]

“Do In-State Tuition Benefits Affect the Enrollment of Non-Citizens? Evidence from Universities in Texas”, Economics of Education Review, 2013, 37: 126-137 (with Matea Pender).

“Race and Gender Differences in College Major Choice”, The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, United Kingdom Sage Publishers, 2010, 627: 108-124.

“Does Ending Affirmative Action in College Admissions Lower the Percent of Minority Students Applying to College?” Economics of Education Review, UK Elsevier Publishing, February 2006, 25(1): 109-119.


(For a complete list of publications, see Curriculum Vitae)