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Divergent: the time path of legacy and athlete admissions at Harvard

Peter Arcidiacono (Duke University, NBER and IZA), Josh Kinsler (University of Georgia), Tyler Ransom (University of Oklahoma and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Applications to elite US colleges have more than doubled over the past 20 years, with little change in the number of available seats. We examine how this increased competition has affected the admissions advantage that legacies and athletes (LA) receive. Using data on Harvard applications over 18 ye...

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Volume: no. 12634
Main Author: Arcidiacono, Peter
Kinsler, Josh
Ransom, Tyler
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : September 2019
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (38 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 12634
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT020238943 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn