Oct 02, 2019

http://public.econ.duke.edu/~psarcidi/legacyathlete.pdf

See page 45. Asians have a much higher bar and lower probability of getting in after balancing for same academic level. Seems like discrimination to me.

Oct 01, 2019

Direct link to paper: http://public.econ.duke.edu/~psarcidi/legacyathlete.pdf

Oct 01, 2019

Some of those things are linked to the applicant pool, for example normal White people (non-legacy/athlete/deans list/faculty child) only make up 40% of the normal people applicants to Harvard. ( http://public.econ.duke.edu/~psarcidi/legacyathlete.pdf page 42 Panel B: Racial Distribution of Applicants by ALDC Status)

Sep 24, 2019

This is not a very useful link, it's a short op ed that's pretty devoid of anything work reading. The actual study is here:

http://public.econ.duke.edu/~psarcidi/legacyathlete.pdf