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Do Majority Black Districts Limit Blacks' Representation? The Case of the 1990 Redistricting

Ebonya L. Washington

NBER Working Paper No. 17099
Issued in May 2011

---- Acknowledgements -----

I thank Meredith Levine and Xin Li for excellent research assistance. I thank Phil Haile, Joanna Lahey and seminar participants at Caltech, Hebrew University, Syracuse University, Tel Aviv University, the University of Michigan and the University of Chicago Conference on the Law and Economics of Race, particularly discussant Adam Cox, for their comments. The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research and the National Science Foundation generously provided funding. This project was supported with a grant from the UK Center for Poverty Research through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, grant number 5 U01 PE000002-06. The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are solely those of the author and should not be construed as representing the opinions or policies of the UKCPR, the National Bureau of Economic Research, or any agency of the Federal government.

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