Playing the Admissions Game: Student Reactions to Increasing College Competition

Gaining entrance to a four-year college or university, particularly a selective institution, has become increasingly competitive over the last several decades. We document this phenomenon and show how it has varied across different parts of the student ability distribution and across regions, with t...

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Volume: 23
Main Author: Bound, John
Hershbein, Brad
Long, Bridget Terry
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: American Economic Association Fall 2009
published in: The Journal of economic perspectives Vol. 23; no. 4; pp. 119 - 146
Data of publication: Fall 2009
ISSN: 0895-3309
EISSN: 1944-7965
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
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