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Grade Non-Disclosure

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  • Daniel Gottlieb
  • Kent Smetters

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This paper documents and explains the existence of grade non-disclosure policies in Masters in Business Administration programs, why these policies are concentrated in highly-ranked programs, and why these policies are not prevalent in most other professional degree programs. Related policies, including honors and minimum grade requirements, are also consistent with our model.

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 17465.

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Date of creation: Sep 2011
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Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:17465

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  1. Why top MBA programs do not disclose grades
    by Economic Logician in Economic Logic on 2011-11-07 16:36:00
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  1. Acharya, Viral V & Pagano, Marco & Volpin, Paolo, 2012. "Seeking Alpha: Excess Risk Taking and Competition for Managerial Talent," CEPR Discussion Papers 8905, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

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