Research Note: Athletic Graduation Rates and Simpson’s Paradox

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Victor Matheson; (2005)
  • Subject: college sports, sports economics, graduation rates
    • jel: jel:L83

Graduation rates for male athletes overall as well as men’s football and basketball players lag behind those of male non-athletes at Division I colleges and universities. Scholarship athletes, however, are much more likely to be drawn from racial and ethnic groups with ... View more
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