A Direct Test of the "Explanation" for Incomplete Stratification in Vertical Sorting Models
NBER Working Paper No. 19387
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This paper was previously circulated as "Heterogeneous Tastes and Incomplete Stratification in Sorting Models: What do Surveys Tell Us?" This material is based upon research supported by the National Science Foundation under grantsBCS-1026865 and DEB-0423704 CAP LTER. Thanks are due to Shauna Mortensen for assistance in preparing this manuscript, to Sharon Harlan, Michael McLean, Marcia Nation, and Carlos Valcarcel for assistance with the PASS survey data, and to Michael Kaminsky and Carlos Silva for assistance with the test score data for our education quality measure and air pollution measure respectively. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.