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dc.contributor.authorLindahl, Mikaelen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:19:32Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:19:32Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21111-
dc.description.abstractI estimate the effect of class size on scholastic achievement using that schools are only insession during the school year and out of session during the summer. This seasonal feature ofthe schooling system makes it possible to control for unobservable pupil characteristics affectingboth the level and change in achievement. Using Swedish data, I find that smaller classesgenerate higher achievement. A comparison with the results from applying the same data to thewidely used value-added model is also made.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x261en_US
dc.subject.jelI21en_US
dc.subject.jelI28en_US
dc.subject.jelH52en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordClass sizeen_US
dc.subject.keywordsummer learningen_US
dc.subject.keywordschool-year learningen_US
dc.subject.keyworddifference-in-differencesen_US
dc.subject.keywordvalue-added modelen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsniveauen_US
dc.subject.stwAllgemeinbildende Schuleen_US
dc.subject.stwKlassengrößeen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwSchwedenen_US
dc.titleHome versus School Learning: A New Approach to Estimating the Effect of Class Size on Achievementen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn84362468Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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