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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Affirmative Action in Law School Admissions: What Do Racial Preferences Do?

Jesse Rothstein, Albert H. Yoon

NBER Working Paper No. 14276
Issued in August 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

A revised version of this paper will be published in the University of Chicago Law Review in the Spring 2008 issue (vol. 75, no. 2). We are thankful for comments from workshop participants at the American Bar Foundation, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and the University of Chicago, and from Douglas G. Baird, Richard Brooks, David Gerber, Lani Guinier, John Heinz, Richard Lempert, Tracey Meares, Randall Picker, Eric Posner, Max Schanzenbach, Stephen M. Shavell, David Weisbach, Justin Wolfers, and Robert Yalen. We thank the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for financial support. We alone are responsible for the contents and for all remaining errors. 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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