Affirmative Action And Human Capital Investment: Theory And Evidence From A Randomized Field Experiment
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KeywordsContest Theory; Human Capital; Study Effort; Field Experiment; College Admissions; Affirmative Action; All-Pay Auction;
- J15 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Minorities, Races, Indigenous Peoples, and Immigrants; Non-labor Discrimination
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- C93 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments - - - Field Experiments
- D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
- D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Auctions
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-EDU-2015-09-18 (Education)
- NEP-EXP-2015-09-18 (Experimental Economics)
- NEP-LAB-2015-09-18 (Labour Economics)
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