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Title:Educational Effects of Early or Later Secondary School Tracking in Germany PDF Logo
Authors:Mühlenweg, Andrea Maria
Issue Date:2007
Series/Report no.:ZEW Discussion Papers 07-079
Abstract:This paper examines educational outcomes of pupils selected to secondary school types by different tracking regimes in a German state: Pupils are alternatively streamed after fourth grade or after sixth grade. Regression results indicate that, estimated on the mean, there are no negative effects of later tracking on educational outcomes in the middle of secondary school. Positive effects are observed for pupils with a less favorable family background. Quantile regressions reveal that the estimated effects of later tracking are positive for the lower quantiles but decrease monotonically over the conditional distribution of test scores.
Subjects:education
segregation
immigration
school effects
JEL:I28
I21
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:ZEW Discussion Papers
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