Sarah J. Reber

University of California, Los Angeles
Luskin School of Public Affairs
Department of Public Policy
3250 Public Policy Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Tel: 310/825-1960

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NBER Program Affiliations: ED
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: University of California at Los Angeles

NBER Working Papers and Publications

July 2020Federal Aid to School Districts During the COVID-19 Recession
with Nora E. Gordon: w27550
November 2019Does Virtual Advising Increase College Enrollment? Evidence from a Random Assignment College Access Field Experiment
with Meredith Phillips: w26509
August 2016The Effects of School Desegregation on Mixed-Race Births
with Nora Gordon: w22480

Published: Nora Gordon & Sarah Reber, 2018. "The effects of school desegregation on mixed-race births," Journal of Population Economics, vol 31(2), pages 561-596. citation courtesy of

October 2014Comment on "Explaining Trends in High School Graduation: The Changing Elementary and Secondary Education Policy Landscape and Income Inequality over the Last Half Century"
in Human Capital in History: The American Record, Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors
June 2011Federal Aid and Equality of Educational Opportunity: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South
with Elizabeth U. Cascio, Nora E. Gordon: w17155

Published: “Local Responses to Federal Grants : Evidence from the Introduction of Ti tle I in the South” (with Nora Gordon and Sarah Reber), American Economic Jour nal: Economic Policy , 5(3), 126-159, August 2013.

April 2009Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools
with Elizabeth Cascio, Nora Gordon, Ethan Lewis: w14869

Published: Elizabeth Cascio & Nora Gordon & Ethan Lewis & Sarah Reber, 2010. "Paying for Progress: Conditional Grants and the Desegregation of Southern Schools," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 125(1), pages 445-482, February. citation courtesy of

July 2007From Brown to Busing
with Elizabeth Cascio, Nora Gordon, Ethan Lewis: w13279

Published: Cascio, Elizabeth & Gordon, Nora & Lewis, Ethan & Reber, Sarah, 2008. "From Brown to busing," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 64(2), pages 296-325, September. citation courtesy of

June 2007From Separate and Unequal to Integrated and Equal? School Desegregation and School Finance in Louisiana


School Desegregation and Educational Attainment for Blacks

Published: School Desegregation and Educational Attainment for Blacks Sarah J. Reber Journal of Human Resources, 2010, vol. 45, issue 4, pages 893-914

October 1996Paying for Health Insurance: The Tradeoff between Competition and Adverse Selection
with David M. Cutler: w5796

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 108, no. 2 (May 1998): 433-466. citation courtesy of

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