NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Missing "One-Offs": The Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low Income Students

Caroline M. Hoxby, Christopher Avery

NBER Working Paper No. 18586
Issued in December 2012

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For inspiration, generous help with data, and numerous useful suggestions, we thank the ACT and The College Board. These two organizations' dedication to providing students with well-informed college application advice is the reason that this research exists. We have been especially helped by Connie Betterton, Michael Matthews, Anne Sturvenant, Ryan Williams, Robert Ziomek. For useful comments and suggestions, we thank Sarah Turner, Eric Bettinger, Scott Carrell, Charles Clotfelter, Susan Dynarski, Bridget Long, Bruce Sacerdote, Douglas Staiger, and Jacob Vigdor. 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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