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Economics of Education Review

Volume 28, Number 5

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Can you earn a Ph.D. in economics in five years?

    Wendy A. Stock, T. Aldrich Finegan & John J. Siegfried

    We investigate graduate school outcomes for students who entered economics Ph.D. programs in fall 2002. Students in Top-15 ranked programs and those with higher verbal and quantitative GRE scores... More

    pp. 523-537

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  2. Immigration and its effect on the college-going outcomes of natives

    Florence Neymotin

    In this paper, I analyze immigration's effect on the SAT-scores and college application patterns of high school students in California and Texas. The student-level dataset used is longitudinal in... More

    pp. 538-550

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  3. The rational adolescent: Discipline policies, lawsuits, and skill acquisition

    Philip Babcock

    The paper estimates the response of student truancy and long-run labor market outcomes to discipline policies in middle and secondary school. Simultaneous determination of student behaviors and... More

    pp. 551-560

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  4. Tuition fees and the demand for university places

    Christine Neill

    Estimating the effect of tuition fee increases on demand for a university education is complicated by the potential endogeneity of tuition fees. The relative homogeneity of university tuition fees ... More

    pp. 561-570

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  5. The impact of charter schools on the efficiency of traditional public schools: Evidence from Michigan

    Yongmei Ni

    This paper examines the competitive effects of charter schools on the efficiency of traditional public schools. The analysis utilizes a statewide school-level longitudinal dataset of Michigan... More

    pp. 571-584

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  6. Mission matters: The cost of small high schools revisited

    Leanna Stiefel, Amy Ellen Schwartz, Patrice Iatarola & Colin C. Chellman

    With the financial support of several large foundations and the federal government, creating small schools has become a prominent high school reform strategy in many large American cities. While... More

    pp. 585-599

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  7. Direct and indirect effects of education on job satisfaction: A structural equation model for the Spanish case

    M. Eugenia Fabra & Cesar Camisón

    Empirical literature has traditionally analyzed the effect of education on job satisfaction with single-equation models that ignore interrelationships between theoretical explanatory variables.... More

    pp. 600-610

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  8. Do academically deficient scholarship athletes earn higher wages subsequent to graduation?

    Alexandre Olbrecht

    In this paper, data from the Baccalaureate & Beyond 93/97/03 survey is used to estimate the effects on the earnings of scholarship athletics participants subsequent to graduation. Former college... More

    pp. 611-619

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  9. Can’t get there from here: The decision to apply to a selective college

    Amanda L. Griffith & Donna S. Rothstein

    In an attempt to increase applications from low-income students, some selective 4-year colleges are developing programs to target and attract low-income students. However, relatively little... More

    pp. 620-628

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  10. Does lengthening the school day increase students’ academic achievement? Results from a natural experiment in Chile

    Cristián Bellei

    This study (an impact evaluation of the Chilean full school day program) uses difference-in-differences to estimate the effect of a large increase in instructional time on high school students’... More

    pp. 629-640

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  11. Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Comment

    Henrik Jordahl, Panu Poutvaara & Juha Tuomala

    In a recent paper, García-Mainar and Montuenga-Gómez [García-Mainar, I. & Montuenga-Gómez, V. M. (2005). Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Portugal vs. Spain. "Economics ... More

    pp. 641-644

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  12. Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Response

    Inmaculada García-Mainar & Víctor M. Montuenga-Gómez

    This is a response to [Jordahl, H., Poutvaara, P., & Tuomala, J. (2009). Comment on education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers. "Economics of Education Review" 28]. We acknowledge ... More

    pp. 645-647

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  13. Education returns of wage earners and self-employed workers: Rejoinder

    Henrik Jordahl, Panu Poutvaara & Juha Tuomala

    In their reply to our comment, García-Mainar and Montuenga-Gómez [García-Mainar, I., & Montuenga-Gómez, V. M. (2009). A response to the comment on education returns of wage earners and self... More

    p. 648

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