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Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation

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  • Robert Bornholz
  • James J. Heckman

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This paper examines the economic and statistical foundations of proposed tests for discrimination. We focus on extension of disparate impact doctrine to new domains.

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  • Robert Bornholz & James J. Heckman, 2004. "Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation," NBER Working Papers 10946, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:10946
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    1. James Heckman & Salvador Navarro-Lozano, 2004. "Using Matching, Instrumental Variables, and Control Functions to Estimate Economic Choice Models," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 86(1), pages 30-57, February.
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    1. Carneiro, Pedro & Heckman, James J & Masterov, Dimitriy V, 2005. "Labor Market Discrimination and Racial Differences in Premarket Factors," Journal of Law and Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 48(1), pages 1-39, April.

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