Ehlert wins Best Academic Paper Award

Mark Ehlert

Research associate professor Mark Ehlert’s won the AEFP-Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Prize for Best Academic Paper on the Intersection of Education and Labor Market Outcomes.

Ehlert is a co-author of the paper “Examining the Impact of a Highly Targeted State Administered Merit Aid Program on Brain Drain: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Analysis of Missouri’s Bright Flight Program,” which was recently published in the journal Research in Higher Education. The award was conferred at the 41st Annual Conference of the Association of Education Finance and Policy held March 17-19, 2016 in Denver, Colorado.