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School quality, educational attainment and aggregation bias

Fertig, M. and Wright, R.E. (2005) School quality, educational attainment and aggregation bias. Economic Letters, 88 (1). pp. 109-114. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

Data from 31 countries participating in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is used to estimate education production functions for reading literacy. The analysis suggests that the probability of finding statistically significant and correctly signed class size effects increases the higher the level of aggregation used to measure class size.

Item type: Article
ID code: 3918
Keywords: schools, PISA data, education, assessment, class size, economics, Economic Theory, Education (General), Finance, Economics and Econometrics
Subjects: Social Sciences > Economic Theory
Education > Education (General)
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Economics
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2007
    Last modified: 04 Sep 2014 13:00
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/3918

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