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Making up people -- the effect of identity on preferences and performance in a modernizing society (English)

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It is typically assumed that being hard-working or clever is a trait of the person, in the sense that it is always there, in a fixed manner. However, in an experiment with almost 600 boys in India, cues to one's place in the traditional caste order turn... See More +

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  • Hoff, Karla; Pandey, Priyanka;
  • 2012/10/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6223
  • 1 of 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2012/10/01
  • Making up people -- the effect of identity on preferences and performance in a modernizing society
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