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O Brother, Where Start Thou? Sibling Spillovers on College and Major Choice in Four Countries Adam Altmejd, Andrés Barrios Fernandez, Marin Drlje, Joshua Goodman, Michael Hurwitz, Dejan Kovac, Christine Mulhern, Christopher Neilson and Jonathan Smith May 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1691:
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JEL Classification: I21; I24


Tags: sibling effects; college and major choice; peer and social network effects

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In brief...Mismatched students and universities Gill Wyness and colleagues find that many disadvantaged students attend less academically prestigious courses than their A-level attainment merits. Gill Wyness
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP573:
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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch


This article summarises 'Inequalities in Student to Course Match: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data' by Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1647
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CEP Discussion Paper
Inequalities in Student to Course Match: Evidence from Linked Administrative Data Stuart Campbell, Lindsey Macmillan, Richard Murphy and Gill Wyness August 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1647:
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JEL Classification: I22; I23; I28


Tags: higher education; educational economics; college choice; mismatch; undermatch

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CEP Discussion Paper
Affirmative Action and University Fit: Evidence from Proposition 209 Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo, Patrick Coate and V. Joseph Hotz June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1224:
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Tags: affirmative action; college enrollment; college graduation; mismatch

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CEP Discussion Paper
University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo and V. Joseph Hotz June 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1223:
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Tags: stem majors; minorities; college graduation

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CEP Discussion Paper
Explaining Cross-Racial Differences in the Educational Gender Gap Esteban Aucejo
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1220:
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JEL Classification: I2; J15; J16


Tags: gender gap; college enrollment; non-cognitive skills; cognitive skills; race

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CEP Discussion Paper
Racial Segregation Patterns in Selective Universities Peter Arcidiacono, Esteban Aucejo, Andrew Hussey and Kenneth Spenner
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1219:
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JEL Classification: K10;J15;I20


Tags: minorities; college; friendship; race

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CEP Discussion Paper
Educational Returns, Ability Composition and Cohort Effects: Theory and Evidence for Cohorts of Early-Career UK Graduates Norman Ireland, Robin A. Naylor, Jeremy Smith and Shqiponja Telhaj July 2009
Paper No' CEPDP0939:
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JEL Classification: J31; J24; I21; D82


Tags: educational returns; college wage premium; degree class; ability bias; statistical discrimination

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CEP Discussion Paper
A Swing-State Theory of Trade Protection in the Electoral College Mirabelle Muûls and Dimitra Petropoulou
February 2008
Paper No' CEPDP0849:
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JEL Classification: D72; D78; F13; R12


Tags: political economy; elections; electoral college; swing states; trade policy