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An efficiency argument for affirmative action in higher education

Del Rey, Elena; Racionero, Maria


In a dynamic framework in which generations are linked by educational background, we identify an intergenerational externality that is larger for disadvantaged groups. This provides an argument for affirmative action in higher education based on efficiency alone.

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Type: Working/Technical Paper
Source: Hacienda Publica Espanola


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