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dc.contributor.authorTansel, Aysiten_US
dc.contributor.authorBircan, Fatmaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2005-05-26en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:13:07Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:13:07Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33582-
dc.description.abstractThere is an excess demand for university education in Turkey. Highly competitive university entrance examination which rations the available places at university programs is very central to the lives of young people. In order to increase the chances of success of their children in the university entrance examination parents spend large sums of money on private tutoring (dersane) of their children. In this study, we investigate the factors that determine participation in private tutoring and the effect of private tutoring on getting placed at a university program. We further examine the impact of private tutoring on the scores of the applicants in the university entrance examination. The results indicate that controlling for other factors those students who receive private tutoring perform better in the university entrance examination.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x1609en_US
dc.subject.jelI2en_US
dc.subject.jelJ10en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordprivate tutoringen_US
dc.subject.keyworduniversity entrance examination achievementen_US
dc.subject.keywordTurkeyen_US
dc.titleEffect of private tutoring on university entrance examination performance in Turkeyen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn487482468en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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