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The White/Black Educational Gap, Stalled Progress, and the Long Term Consequences of the Emergence of Crack Cocaine Markets

William N. Evans, Craig Garthwaite, Timothy J. Moore

NBER Working Paper No. 18437
Issued in October 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

The authors thank Jen Brown, Shawn Bushway, Meghan Busse, Jon Caulkins, Kerwin Charles, Dan Hungerman, Melissa Kearney, Jon Meer, Richard Murnane, Derek Neal, Emily Oster, Peter Reuter, Bruce Sacerdote, Bob Schwab, Doug Staiger, Jacob Vigdor, Tony Yezer and seminar participants at Cornell University, Kellogg School of Management, Syracuse University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of Maryland, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, University of Notre Dame, University of Texas at Austin, the IRP Summer Workshop at the University of Wisconsin, the Labour Econometrics Workshop at the University of Wollongong, and the NBER Summer Institute for their helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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