Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/46391
Authors: 
Aina, Carmen
Cappellari, Lorenzo
Francesconi, Marco
Year of Publication: 
2010
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo working paper: Economics of Education 3264
Abstract: 
We use unique administrative data from a leading Italian University to estimate whether the use of admission tests and conditional progression schemes are effective strategies to select high-performing students. Previous work has mainly focused on the effect of selectivity policies on widening university access by individuals from ethnic minorities and disadvantaged background.
Subjects: 
college student performance
college admission
institutional selectivity
difference-in-difference design
JEL: 
I21
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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