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dc.contributor.authorKoning, Pierreen_US
dc.contributor.authorvan der Wiel, Karenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-02en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-23T09:32:23Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-23T09:32:23Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36800-
dc.description.abstractThis paper analyzes the response of secondary schools to changes in their quality ratings. The current analysis is the first to address the impact of quality scores that have been published by a newspaper (Trouw), rather than public interventions. Our research design exploits the substantial lags in the registration and publication of the Trouw scores and that takes into account all possible outcomes of the ratings, instead of the lowest category only. Overall, we find evidence that school quality performance does respond to Trouw quality scores. Both average grades increase and the number of diplomas go up after receiving a negative score. For schools that receive the most negative ranking, the short-term effects (one year after a change in the ranking of schools) of quality transparency on final exam grades equal 10% to 30% of a standard deviation compared to the average of this variable. The estimated long run impacts are roughly equal to the short-term effects that are measured.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x4969en_US
dc.subject.jelH75en_US
dc.subject.jelI20en_US
dc.subject.jelD83en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordSchool qualityen_US
dc.subject.keywordschool accountabilityen_US
dc.subject.stwAllgemeinbildende Schuleen_US
dc.subject.stwDienstleistungsqualitäten_US
dc.subject.stwBewertungen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsniveauen_US
dc.subject.stwNiederlandeen_US
dc.titleSchool responsiveness to quality rankings: An empirical analysis of secondary education in the Netherlandsen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn627230601en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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