NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

An Empirical Analysis of 'Acting White'

Roland G. Fryer, Jr., Paul Torelli

NBER Working Paper No. 11334
Issued in May 2005

---- Acknowledgements -----

This research uses data from Add Health, a program project designed by J. Richard Udry, Peter S. Bearman, and Kathleen Mullan Harris, and funded by a grant P01-HD31921 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, with cooperative funding from 17 other agencies. Special acknowledgment is due Ronald R. Rindfuss and Barbara Entwistle for assistance in the original design. Persons interested in obtaining data from Add Health should contact Add Health, Carolina Population Center, 123 W. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-2524 (addhealth@unc.edu). We are grateful to George Akerlof, Pol Antras, David Card, Prudence Carter, Kenneth Chay, William Darity, Federico Echenique, Ronald Ferguson, Edward Glaeser, Michael Greenstone, Jennifer Hochschild, Christopher Jencks, Adrianna Lleras-Muney, Lawrence Kahn, Lisa Kahn, Lawrence Katz, Rachel Kranton, Steven Levitt, Glenn Loury, Linda Loury, Jens Ludwig, Ted Miguel, Emily Oster, Paul Peterson, Mica Pollock, Gavin Samms, Jesse Shapiro, and Andrei Shleifer for helpful comments and suggestions. Alexander Kaufman and Patricia Foo provided exceptional research assistance. Direct all correspondence to Fryer at Harvard University, 1875 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138 [e-mail: rfryer@fas.harvard.edu.] The usual caveat applies. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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