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Title:School quality, educational attainment and aggregation bias PDF Logo
Authors:Fertig, Michael
Wright, Robert E.
Issue Date:2004
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 994
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.
Subjects:class size
PISA data
bias
JEL:I2
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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