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: Long, Bridget Terry
Hershbein, Brad
Bound, John
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: American Economic Association 2009
published in: Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 23; no. 4; pp. 119 - 46
Data of publication: 2009
Series: Journal of Economic Perspectives
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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