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Affirmative action: What do we know?

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  • Harry J. Holzer

    (Georgetown Public Policy Institute)

  • David Neumark

    (University of California, Irvine)

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An Erratum for this article has been published in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management,26(1), 215.

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Volume (Year): 25 (2006)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 463-490

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  1. Francis, Andrew M. & Tannuri-Pianto, Maria, 2012. "The redistributive equity of affirmative action: Exploring the role of race, socioeconomic status, and gender in college admissions," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 45-55.
  2. Maria Sáez-Martí & Yves Zenou, 2007. "Cultural transmission and discrimination," IEW - Working Papers, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich 348, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich, revised Apr 2012.
  3. Hinrichs, Peter, 2011. "The effects of attending a diverse college," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 30(2), pages 332-341, April.
  4. Peter Hinrichs, 2012. "The Effects of Affirmative Action Bans on College Enrollment, Educational Attainment, and the Demographic Composition of Universities," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 94(3), pages 712-722, August.

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