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Abstract. We present a method of ranking U.S. undergraduate programs based on students’ revealed preferences. When a student chooses a. Downloadable (with restrictions)! We present a method of ranking U.S. undergraduate programs based on students’ revealed preferences. When a student. We construct a ranking of U.S. colleges and universities based on students’ revealed preferences. That is, we show which college students prefer when they.

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We also show empirically that our ranking is 1 not vulnerable to strategic manipulation; 2 similar regardless of whether we control for variables, such as net prefersnce, that vary among a college’s admits; 3 similar regardless of whether we account for students selecting where to apply, including Early Decision.

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Don’t have an account? RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers. The market would consider the difference in utility discounted over time — e. Implications extend most readily to the job market — e. We demonstrate that this ranking method has strong theoretical properties, eliminating incentives for colleges to adopt strategic, inefficient admissions policies to improve their prreference.

A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities

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A Revealed Preference Ranking of U.S. Colleges and Universities

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GPA, extracurricular activities, prefeeence statements, recommendations, financial capacity, connections, how much a student wants to attend the school e.

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