Glenn C. Loury


 Suggested Readings

Professor Glenn C. Loury will deliver two lectures at the Winter School 2016; one on economic models of affirmative action, and the second will be on the political and policy turmoil surrounding police, prisons and race in the US. Those who wish to familiarise themselves with the backdrop of the lecture may refer to the following :

Loury, Glenn C., Stephen Coate. "Will Affirmative-Action Policies Eliminate Negative Stereotypes?," American Economic Review, Vol. 83, No. 5 (December 1993).

Loury, Glenn C., Roland G. Fryer. "Affirmative Action and its Mythology," Journal of Economic Perspectives, Vol. 19, No. 3 (Summer 2005).

Loury, Glenn C., Roland G. Fryer. "Valuing Diversity," Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 121, No. 4 (August 2013).

Holzer, Harry and David Neumark. "Assessing Affirmative Action," Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 38. No. 3 (2000).

Arcidiacono, Peter. "Affirmative Action in Higher Education: How Do Admission and Financial Aid Rules Affect Future Earnings?," Econometrica, Volume 73, Issue 5 (2005).

Loury, Glenn C. with Pamela S. Karlan, Loïc Wacquant and Tommie Shelby. "Race, Incarceration and American Values," MIT Press (2008).

Loury, Glenn C. "Ferguson Won’t Change Anything. What Will?," Boston Review (January 2015), along with commentaries on that essay and Professor Loury’s response to these commentaries.

Deshpande, Ashwini and Thomas E. Weisskopf. “Does Affirmative Action Reduce Productivity? A Case Study of the Indian Railways”, World Development, Vol. 64 (December 2014), pp. 169-180.

Deshpande, Ashwini and Rajesh Ramachandran. "The Changing Contours of Intergroup Disparities and the Role of Preferential Policies in a Globalizing World: Evidence from India", Centre for Development Working Paper No. 267 (November 2016).

Alexander, Michelle. "The New Crow," The New Press (2010).

Fortner, Michael J. "Black Silent Majority," Harvard University Press (2015).