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Affirmative Action

Peter Arcidiacono and Anne C. Gielen

  1. Access to selective universities is highly coveted because of the perception that attending one provides opportunities otherwise difficult to obtain. To broaden access to the state’s flagship universities in a...

    Authors: Lindsay Daugherty, Paco Martorell and Isaac McFarlin Jr
    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2014 3:10
  2. Proposition 209 banned the use of racial preferences in admissions at public colleges in California. We analyze unique data for all applicants and enrollees within the University of California (UC) system befo...

    Authors: Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo, Patrick Coate and V Joseph Hotz
    Citation: IZA Journal of Labor Economics 2014 3:7