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We thank William Collins and Robert Margo for sharing their 1960s race riot data. Additionally, we thank Nicholas Duquette, Trevon Logan, and David Rasmussen, as well as seminar and conference participants at Florida State University and the Western Economic Association Annual Meetings, for valuable comments. All views expressed in this paper are the authors’ and do not represent those of any institution. Any errors are our own. 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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Shawn Kantor is the director of the L. Charles Hilton Jr. Center for the Study of Economic Prosperity and Individual Opportunity at Florida State University, which receives donations from the BB&T Charitable Foundation and the Charles Koch Foundation. His research on public finance during the Great Depression is currently being supported and his work on the historical development of higher education in the U.S. has been supported by the National Science Foundation.