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The Relative Returns to Graduating from a Historically Black College/University: Propensity Score Matching Estimates from the National Survey of Black Americans

  • Gregory Price


  • William Spriggs


  • Omari Swinton


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Article provided by Springer in its journal The Review of Black Political Economy.

Volume (Year): 38 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 103-130

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Handle: RePEc:spr:blkpoe:v:38:y:2011:i:2:p:103-130
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