Affirmative Action Through Extra Prizes

with P Esteve-González, CeDEx discussion paper 2014-08

Forthcoming at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization

The most recent version is here: DahmEsteveExtraPrizes (June 2016).

Some affirmative action policies establish that a set of disadvantaged competitors has access to an extra prize. We analyse the effects of creating an extra prize by reducing the prize in the main competition. Continue reading