Studying School Quality and House Prices Module

This module uses regression discontinuity to analyze how a school's quality affects the price of houses in its assignment area.

Using Regression Discontinuity to Study the Effect of School Quality on House Prices

People want to live in neighborhoods with good schools, but what exactly is the cause-and-effect relationship between the quality of schools and how much more people are willing to pay for houses assigned to them?

The paper is Black (1999). “Do better schools matter? Parental valuation of elementary education.” The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 114(2), 577-599.