NBER Working Paper No. 20283
Issued in July 2014, Revised in July 2014
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We thank Joseph Altonji, Elizabeth Carson, Steven Levitt, Jens Ludwig, Justin McCrary, Thomas Miles, Bruce Western, Max Schanzenbach, workshop participants at the IRP Summer Research Workshop, the NBER Summer Institute, Duke, and the Becker Friedman Institute Conference honoring Finis Welch for helpful comments. We are especially grateful to Janet Currie, Steven Raphael, and an anonymous referee for comments on a related project that led to this work. This work grew out of discussions during the October 2008 meeting of the Chicago Workshop on Black-White Inequality, which was funded by the Searle Freedom Trust. We thank the George J. Stigler Center for Study of the Economy and the State for research support. We thank Andrew Jordan, Ian Fillmore, Ezra Karger, Sarah Komisarow, and Joshua Shea for excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.