Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation

42 Pages Posted: 19 Dec 2004 Last revised: 14 Aug 2009

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Robert Bornholz

University of Chicago

James J. Heckman

University of Chicago - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); American Bar Foundation; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Date Written: December 2004

Abstract

This paper examines the economic and statistical foundations of proposed tests for discrimination. We focus on extension of disparate impact doctrine to new domains.

Suggested Citation

Bornholz, Robert and Heckman, James J., Measuring Disparate Impacts and Extending Disparate Impact Doctrine to Organ Transplantation (December 2004). NBER Working Paper No. w10946. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=629588

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