Does Harvard discriminate against Asian Americans in college admissions?

Sharad Goel, Daniel Ho and I looked into the question, in response to a recent lawsuit. We wrote something for the Boston Review:

What Statistics Can’t Tell Us in the Fight over Affirmative Action at Harvard

Asian Americans and Academics

“Distinguishing Excellences”

Adjusting and Over-Adjusting for Differences

The Evolving Meaning of Merit

Character and Bias

A Path Forward

The Future of Affirmative Action