Match or Mismatch? Automatic Admissions and College Preferences of Low- and High-Income Students

We examine the role of information in the college matching behavior of low- and high-income students, exploiting a state automatic admissions policy that provides some students with perfect a priori certainty of college admissions. We find that admissions certainty encourages college-ready low-incom...

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Volume: 10150
Main Author: Lincove, Jane Arnold
Cortes, Kalena E
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2016
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10150
Data of publication: 2016
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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