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Making Top Managers : The Role of Elite Universities and Elite Peers

@inproceedings{Zimmerman2014MakingTM,
  title={Making Top Managers : The Role of Elite Universities and Elite Peers},
  author={Seth D. Zimmerman},
  year={2014}
}
This paper estimates the causal effect of elite college admission on students’ chances of reaching top management positions, and decomposes the total effect into a component attributable to ties formed between college peers and a component attributable to other institutional inputs. I construct a novel dataset linking archival records of applications to elite colleges in Chile to the census of corporate directors and executive managers at publicly traded Chilean firms. I combine these data with… Expand
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