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dc.contributor.authorSteiner, Viktoren_US
dc.contributor.authorWrohlich, Katharinaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-09-22en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:33:40Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:33:40Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20080723122en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35106-
dc.description.abstractWe estimate the elasticity of enrollment into higher education with respect to the amount of means tested student aid (BAfoeG) provided by the federal government using the German Socioeconomic Panel (SOEP). Potential student aid is derived on the basis of a detailed tax-benefit microsimulation model. Since potential student aid is a highly non-linear and discontinuous function of parental income, the effect of BAfoeG on students' enrollment decisions can be identified separately from parental income and other family background variables. We find a small but significant positive elasticity similar in size to those reported in previous studies for the United States and other countries.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 3601en_US
dc.subject.jelH52en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordHigher educationen_US
dc.subject.keywordfinancial incentivesen_US
dc.subject.keywordcompeting risk modelen_US
dc.subject.stwStudienfinanzierungen_US
dc.subject.stwStudiumen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stw├ľkonomischer Anreizen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleFinancial student aid and enrollment into higher education: new evidence from Germanyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn573773009en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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