Jeffrey T. Denning
Research Affiliate

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too h Denning Jeff Denning is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brigham Young University and a Policy Fellow at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

His research focuses on the economics of education with a focus on higher education. He is interested in individual and institutional factors affecting human capital investment in college. To date, he has worked on college access, college completion, financial aid, effects of peers, STEM education, wage returns to college, and other topics.

He earned his PhD in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin. His research has appeared in peer reviewed journals such as the Journal of Human Resources and American Economic Journal: Economic Policy and been supported by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, the Jameel Poverty Action Lab, the Spencer Foundation, and the Kresge Foundation.

Jeff joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in May 2017.

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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10997  Peter Bergman
Jeffrey T. Denning
Dayanand Manoli
Broken Tax Breaks? Evidence from a Tax Credit Information Experiment with 1,000,000 Students
10913  Jeffrey T. Denning
Born Under a Lucky Star: Financial Aid, College Completion, Labor Supply, and Credit Constraints