Benjamin M. Marx

Assistant Professor

Education

Economics, PhD, Columbia University

Highlighted Publications

Denning, J. T., Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2019). ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation, Earnings, and Welfare. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(3), 193-224. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20180100

Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2019). Student loan nudges: Experimental evidence on borrowing and educational attainment. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 11(2), 108-141. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20180279

Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2018). Borrowing trouble? Human capital investment with opt-in costs and implications for the effectiveness of grant aid. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 10(2), 163-201. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20160127

Marx, B. M. (2015). Has regulation of charitable foundations thrown the baby out with the bath water? Journal of Public Economics, 129, 63-76. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpubeco.2015.07.004

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Recent Publications

Denning, J. T., Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2019). ProPelled: The Effects of Grants on Graduation, Earnings, and Welfare. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 11(3), 193-224. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20180100

Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2019). Student loan nudges: Experimental evidence on borrowing and educational attainment. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 11(2), 108-141. https://doi.org/10.1257/pol.20180279

Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2019). The benefits of borrowing. Education Next, 19(1), 70-76.

Drouvelis, M., & Marx, B. M. (2018). Prosociality spillovers of working with others. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 155, 205-216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jebo.2018.08.023

Marx, B. M., & Turner, L. J. (2018). Borrowing trouble? Human capital investment with opt-in costs and implications for the effectiveness of grant aid. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 10(2), 163-201. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20160127

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