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The Power of Attention: Do Rankings Affect the Financial Resources of Public Colleges?

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  • Ginger Zhe Jin
  • Alex Whalley

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 12941.

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  1. Rezende, Marcelo, 2010. "The effects of accountability on higher education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(5), pages 842-856, October.

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