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Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence From Engineering College Admissions in India

Marianne Bertrand, Rema Hanna, Sendhil Mullainathan

NBER Working Paper No. 13926
Issued in April 2008

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This project was funded by the National Science Foundation. We are grateful to Hardy K. Dewan for his assistance in obtaining the data, and IMRB for conducting the fieldwork. We thank Jessica Pan for outstanding research assistance. We thank seminar participants at Bocconi, Pompeu Fabra, the "Labor Markets in Transition and Developing Economies: Emerging Policy and Analytical Issues" conference (University of Michigan), the BREAD/CEPR conference (LSE), Caste Western Reserve University, NYU and University of Houston/Rice for helpful comments. 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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