Title

Racial Diversity in the Medical Profession: The Impact of Affirmative Action Bans on Student of Color Enrollment in Medical Schools

Award Year

2012

Grant Type

Early Career Research Award

Description

Using methods that support causal inference and data from the Association of American Medical Colleges, the study seeks to inform the public policy debate around affirmative action policies by examining whether bans on affirmative action may be having a negative impact on the racial and ethnic diversity of students in the vital area of medicine, with important long-term effects for our nation’s labor market and health care systems.

Grant Product

Racial Diversity in the Medical Profession: The Impact of Affirmative Action Bans on Underrepresented Student of Color Matriculation in Medical Schools
The Journal of Higher Education 86(2) (March/April 2015): 264-294

The effect of affirmative action bans on the representation of students of color in medical schools, with D. Mickey-Pabello
University of Wisconsin, Institute for Research on Poverty, Focus 31(1)(Spring/Summer 2014): 29-31

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