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Replication data for: Racial Discrimination in Grading: Evidence from Brazil

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Botelho, Fernando
  • Madeira, Ricardo A.
  • Rangel, Marcos A.
Publication Date
2015-10-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We investigate whether racial discrimination in the form of biased assessment of students is prevalent within Brazilian schools. Evidence is drawn from unique administrative data pertaining to eighth-grade students and educators. Holding constant performance in blindly-scored tests of proficiency and behavioral traits we find that blacks have lower teacher-assigned math grades than their white classmates. Heterogeneity in differentials provides evidence both of robustness with respect to omission biases and of compatibility with predictions from models of statistical discrimination. (JEL I21, I24, J15, O15)
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.20140352 (Text)
Publications
  • Botelho, Fernando, Ricardo A. Madeira, and Marcos A. Rangel. “Racial Discrimination in Grading: Evidence from Brazil.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 7, no. 4 (October 2015): 37–52. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20140352.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.20140352 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Botelho, Fernando; Madeira, Ricardo A.; Rangel, Marcos A. (2015): Replication data for: Racial Discrimination in Grading: Evidence from Brazil. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113617V1