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Economics of Education Review

Volume 27, Number 4

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Number of articles: 10

  1. A time allocation study of university faculty

    Albert N. Link, Christopher A. Swann & Barry Bozeman

    Many previous time allocation studies treat work as a single activity and examine trade-offs between work and other activities. This paper investigates the at-work allocation of time among teaching... More

    pp. 363-374

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  2. Double your major, double your return?

    Alison F. Del Rossi & Joni Hersch

    We use the 2003 National Survey of College Graduates to provide the first estimates of the effect on earnings of having a double major. Overall, double majoring increases earnings by 2.3% relative ... More

    pp. 375-386

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  3. Bullying, education and earnings: Evidence from the National Child Development Study

    Sarah Brown & Karl Taylor

    We explore the effect of bullying at school on the educational attainment of a sample of individuals drawn from the British National Child Development Study (NCDS). Our empirical findings suggest... More

    pp. 387-401

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  4. Demand (and supply) in an inter-district public school choice program

    Randall Reback

    This study examines parents’ demand for sending their children to a public school located outside their residential school district. Using a unique data set that contains information concerning... More

    pp. 402-416

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  5. Management by results: Student evaluation of faculty teaching and the mis-measurement of performance

    Laura Langbein

    Using data on 4 years of courses at American University, regression results show that actual grades have a significant, positive effect on student evaluations of teaching (SETs), controlling for... More

    pp. 417-428

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  6. Does school choice increase the rate of youth entrepreneurship?

    Russell S. Sobel & Kerry A. King

    Because entrepreneurial activity is a key source of economic growth, promoting youth entrepreneurship has become a priority for policymakers. School choice programs force administrators and... More

    pp. 429-438

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  7. Social capital and student learning: Empirical results from Latin American primary schools

    Joan B. Anderson

    This paper presents an empirical analysis of the relationship between social capital and student math and language achievement and the probability of promotion, using data gathered from fourth... More

    pp. 439-449

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  8. Costs of attendance and the educational programs of first-time community college students

    Andrew W. Nutting

    I use data from the State University of New York to examine whether changes in community college attendance costs yield different impacts on first-time enrollment in different community college... More

    pp. 450-459

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  9. Are measured school effects just sorting?: Causality and correlation in the National Education Longitudinal Survey

    David I. Levine & Gary Painter

    Youth who share a school and neighborhood often show similar levels of academic achievement, but some studies find all or most of this correlation is due to sorting (not causation). We analyze the ... More

    pp. 460-470

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  10. The cost structure of higher education in further education colleges in England

    Pamela Lenton

    This paper examines the cost of the increased provision of higher education courses within further education colleges in England. We believe this to be the first attempt to fit a cost function... More

    pp. 471-482

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