Educational "Goodwill": Measuring the Intangible Assets at Highly Selective Private Colleges and Universities

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Peter Nurnberg; Morton Schapiro; David Zimmerman;
(2011)
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    • jel: jel:I21
    mesheuropmc: education | humanities

In this paper we utilize data on the head-to-head loss rate for students accepted at Williams College, but who opt to enroll elsewhere. For example, we employ data that measure the fraction of students admitted to Williams and to Amherst (or Harvard or Yale, etc.) but w... View more
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