Dave E. Marcotte
Research Fellow

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too h Marcotte Dave Marcotte is Professor at the School of Public Affairs at American University, where he is also Director of the Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research. He is currently engaged in research on the following topics; the effect of mental illness and treatment on labor market and health outcomes; the impact of post-secondary education and learning on employment and earnings, and; the role of resources on student performance in primary and secondary education.

Marcotte received a BA in economics and political science from the University of North Carolina in 1986, an MA in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota in 1989, and his PhD in Public Policy from the University of Maryland in 1994. Marcotte is Affiliate Research Fellow at the Community College Research Center, Columbia University, and has recently been the American Education Research Association Fellow at the National Center for Education Statistics.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in August 2006.
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IZA Discussion Papers:
No. Author(s)
10345  Dave E. Marcotte
Jane E. Palmer
Sexual Violence, Title IX and Women's College Enrollment
10202  Dave E. Marcotte
The Returns to Education at Community Colleges: New Evidence from the Education Longitudinal Survey
9689  Dave E. Marcotte
Something in the Air? Pollution, Allergens and Children's Cognitive Functioning
(published in: Economics of Education Review, 2017, Vol. 56, 141-151 [journal version])
8544  Dave E. Marcotte
Allergy Test: Seasonal Allergens and Performance in School
(published in: Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 40, 132-140.)
5527  Dave E. Marcotte
Exit Exams and High School Dropout
(published in: Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2013, 32 (2), 323-350)
3827  Steven W. Hemelt
Dave E. Marcotte
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
(published in: Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2011, 33 (4), 435-457)
2923  Dave E. Marcotte
Steven W. Hemelt
Unscheduled School Closings and Student Performance
(published in: Education Finance and Policy, 2008, 3 (3), 316-338)
2629  Ying Wang
Dave E. Marcotte
Golden Years? The Labor Market Effects of Caring for Grandchildren
(published in: Journal of Marriage and Family, 2007, 69 (5), 1283-1297)
2334  Dave E. Marcotte
The Earnings Effect of Education at Community Colleges
(published in: Contemporary Economic Policy, 2010, 28(1), 36-51)