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Evidence on the Consequences of Banning Affirmative Action

From Danny Yagan: The consequences of banning affirmative action depend on schools’ ability and willingness to avoid it.  This paper uses a seventeen-year sample of law school applications to estimate how completely UC law schools avoided the 1996 UC affirmative … Continue reading

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Moving to Opportunity? Migratory Insurance over the Great Recession

From Danny Yagan: Over the Great Recession, the employment rate in some U.S. cities declined by more than twice the aggregate decline. To what extent did the ability to migrate insure workers against these idiosyncratic local shocks? I answer this … Continue reading

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Do Dividend Tax Cuts Increase Investment and Hiring?

Abstract: Policymakers frequently propose to use capital tax reform to stimulate investment and increase labor earnings. This paper tests for such real impacts of the 2003 dividend tax cut – one of the largest reforms ever to a U.S. capital … Continue reading

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