State Merit-based Aid and Enrolling in Graduate Study: Evidence From the Kentucky Educational Excellence

    Volume 41 • Number 2 • 2011 

    by Jennifer A. Delaney

    Using a logistic regression approach, this study shows an approximately forty percent increase in the probability that students would attend graduate school if their KEES award amount increased from zero to the maximum award amount. This finding has important implications for policymakers in Kentucky and other states.