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Replication data for: The Changing Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Fryer, Roland G., Jr.
  • Greenstone, Michael
Publication Date
2010-01-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Using nationally representative data files from 1970s and 1990s college attendees, we find that in the 1970s matriculation at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) was associated with higher wages and an increased probability of graduation, relative to attending a traditionally white institution. By the 1990s, there is a wage penalty resulting in a 20 percent decline in the relative wages of HBCU graduates between the two decades. There is modest support for the possibility that the relative decline in wages associated with HBCU matriculation is partially due to improvements in TWIs' effectiveness at educating blacks. (JEL I23, J15, J24, J31)
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.2.1.116 (Text)
Publications
  • Fryer, Roland G., and Michael Greenstone. “The Changing Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2, no. 1 (January 2010): 116–48. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.2.1.116.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.2.1.116 (DOI)

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

Fryer, Roland G., Jr.; Greenstone, Michael (2010): Replication data for: The Changing Consequences of Attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113736