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Choice and Consequence: Assessing Mismatch at Chicago Exam Schools

Joshua D. Angrist, Parag A. Pathak, Román Andrés Zárate

NBER Working Paper No. 26137
Issued in August 2019

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We are grateful to Miikka Rokkanen for his contributions to this project. Our thanks to the Chicago Public Schools, the Noble Network, and an anonymous large urban school district for graciously sharing data, to Clemence Idoux and Ignacio Rodriguez for excellent research assistance, and to MIT SEII program managers Annice Correia, Eryn Heying, and Anna Vallee for invaluable administrative support. We thank Will Dobbie, Glenn Ellison, Amy Finkelstein, Michael Greenstone, Peter Hull, Chris Walters and seminar participants at Chicago, MIT, and Princeton for helpful input. Financial support from Arnold Ventures is gratefully acknowledged. Pathak also thanks the National Science Foundation and the W.T. Grant Foundation for research support. Angrist's daughter teaches at a charter school. 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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