Mackenzie alston

Current Research


Alston, Mackenzie. “The Effect of Dropping Lowest Test Scores on Learning and Performance,” Equilibria, 2015, 3(1): 13-18.


The (Perceived) Cost of Being Female: An Experimental Investigation of Strategic Responses to Discrimination [Job Market Paper]

The Effect of Stereotypes on Test Scores at a Historically Black University (with William Darity Jr., Catherine Eckel, Lawrence McNeil, and Rhonda Sharpe)

Fired Up?: How Unemployment Affects Worker Motivation and Productivity

High-Capacity Donors' Preferences for Charitable Giving (with Catherine Eckel, Jonathan Meer, and Wei Zhan) [NBER Working Paper 25290, Revise & Resubmit]

Works in Progress

Identity, Stereotype Threat, and Black College Student Success: Evidence from a Longitudinal Survey (with William Darity Jr., Catherine Eckel, Lawrence McNeil, Mark Paul, and Rhonda Sharpe)

My Dream Police Officer: An Experimental Investigation of Perceptions of Police Bias