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Economics of Education Review

Volume 24, Number 6

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Teacher turnover and non-pecuniary factors

    Torberg Falch & Bjarne Strøm

    This paper studies teacher mobility using matched employee–employer panel data from Norwegian primary and lower secondary schools. The Norwegian institutional setup with completely centralized wage... More

    pp. 611-631

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  2. Gender gap in returns to schooling in Palestine

    Yousef Daoud

    This study provides estimates of the private returns to schooling in Palestine utilizing eight quarterly labor force surveys for 1999 and 2001. This period was chosen to investigate the... More

    pp. 633-649

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  3. The demand for higher education in The Netherlands, 1950–1999

    Erik Canton & Frank de Jong

    This paper investigates the role of economic factors in the university enrollment decision for the post-war period in The Netherlands. We include those factors standing at the heart of the idea... More

    pp. 651-663

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  4. Gender imbalance in college applications: Does it lead to a preference for men in the admissions process?

    Sandy Baum & Eban Goodstein

    Using data from 13 liberal arts colleges, we test for a preference for men in the college admissions process. We find that gender does matter, but in a complex way. Men do appear to be given... More

    pp. 665-675

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  5. School district size and student educational attainment: evidence from Denmark

    Eskil Heinesen

    This paper analyses the effects of the size of school districts on educational attainment of students after compulsory school in Denmark. Using administrative microdata for individual students and ... More

    pp. 677-689

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  6. Growing up in an intact vs. non-intact family and the transition from school to permanent work: A gender approach for Spain in 2000

    Juan A. Cañada-Vicinay

    This paper explores the influence of marital disruption and family environment on three major events that mark the transition from adolescence to young adulthood for children between the ages of 16... More

    pp. 691-704

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