Admitting Students to Selective Education Programs: Merit, Profiling, and Affirmative Action
NBER Working Paper No. 21232
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We would like to thank Derek Neal, two referees, as well as Peter Arcidiacono, Pat Bayer, Flavio Cunha, Glen Ellison, John Engberg, Hanming Fang, Eric Hanushek, Joe Hotz, Sunny Ladd, Kjell Salvanes, Petra Todd, and seminar participants at numerous work- shops and seminars for comments and suggestions. Financial support for this research is partially provided by the Institute of Education Sciences and the NSF. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.