Familiarity Does Not Breed Contempt: Diversity, Discrimination and Generosity in Delhi Schools


I exploit a natural experiment in India to identify how mixing wealthy and poor students in schools a ects social preferences and behaviors. A policy change in 2007 forced many private schools in Delhi to meet a quota of poor children in admissions. This led to a sharp increase in the presence of poor children in new cohorts in those schools, but not in… (More)


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