Do parental cash transfers weaken performance in college?

“Abstract: When parents support children in college, does this undermine the incentive to do well? The authors test the hypothesis that parental cash transfers induce college students to commit moral hazard in their studies on a sample of nearly 1300 undergraduates at two Midwestern universities …” (more)

[Martin Ryan, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 31 January]

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