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Economics of Education Review

Volume 25, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Ten ways to know Paul A. Samuelson

    Michael Szenberg, Lall Ramrattan & Aron Gottesman

    This talk was delivered by Michael Szenberg at the birthday celebration for Paul A. Samuelson on May 15, 2005 in Boston, MA. More

    pp. 7-11

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  2. Teacher quality and attrition

    John M. Krieg

    The argument that instructors with marketable skills are likely to exit the teaching profession leads many to believe that public schools are populated by teachers of mediocre talent. Yet, teachers... More

    pp. 13-27

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  3. Access: Net prices, affordability, and equity at a highly selective college

    Catharine B. Hill & Gordon C. Winston

    With financial aid data on over 14,000 aided students at Williams College for the past 14 years, we can describe how much students actually paid to go to this highly selective and expensive school—... More

    pp. 29-41

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  4. Does delaying kindergarten entrance give children a head start?

    Ashlesha Datar

    The rising trend in the minimum entrance age for kindergarten in the US has been motivated by findings from cross-sectional studies that older entrants have more favorable school outcomes compared ... More

    pp. 43-62

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  5. Using shocks to school enrollment to estimate the effect of school size on student achievement

    Ilyana Kuziemko

    Previous studies of the connection between school enrollment size and student achievement use cross-sectional econometric models and thus do not account for unobserved heterogeneity across schools.... More

    pp. 63-75

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  6. Student achievement and efficiency in Missouri schools and the No Child Left Behind Act

    Diane F. Primont & Bruce Domazlicky

    The 2001 No Child Left Behind Act requires that schools make “annual yearly progress” in raising student achievement, or face possible sanctions. The No Child Left Behind Act places added emphasis ... More

    pp. 77-90

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  7. Private returns to human capital over transition: A case study of Belarus

    Francesco Pastore & Alina Verashchagina

    The gradualist approach to economic transition in Belarus would contribute to form the a priori expectation that the rate of return to education is low and the earnings profile by work experience... More

    pp. 91-107

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  8. Does ending affirmative action in college admissions lower the percent of minority students applying to college?

    Lisa M. Dickson

    The purpose of this study is to determine how ending affirmative action in public colleges in Texas affected the percent of minority high school graduates applying to college. I find the end of... More

    pp. 109-119

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