Affirmative Action in Education: Evidence From Engineering College Admissions in India

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Marianne Bertrand; Rema Hanna; Sendhil Mullainathan;
(2008)
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    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:I38 | jel:J7

Many countries mandate affirmative action in university admissions for traditionally disadvantaged groups. Little is known about either the efficacy or costs of these programs. This paper examines affirmative action in engineering colleges in India for "lower-caste" gro... View more
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