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dc.contributor.authorTamm, Marcusen_US
dc.contributor.authorGörlitz, Katjaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-08-11T09:04:41Z-
dc.date.available2010-08-11T09:04:41Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/37386-
dc.description.abstractFollowing German reunification the East German states were confronted with the need to adapt their schooling system to quality criteria settled by the western states. Most importantly this included an extension of high school education by one year. We use this variation in high school duration to estimate the impact of years of schooling on choice of school degree, on attendance of college and on performance in college. The analysis is based on difference-in-differences estimates using variation in the timing of the reform between states.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aVerein für Socialpolitik |cFrankfurt a. M.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aBeiträge zur Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2010: Ökonomie der Familie - Session: Empirical Studies of Education |xC10-V2en_US
dc.subject.jelI21en_US
dc.subject.jelI28en_US
dc.subject.jelI00en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordeffects of schoolingen_US
dc.subject.keywordeducational performanceen_US
dc.subject.keywordschooling reformen_US
dc.titleThe more the merrier? The impact of longer high school on performance in collegeen_US
dc.typeConference Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn654916241-
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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