Aina, Carmen Cappellari, Lorenzo Francesconi, Marco
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CESifo working paper: Economics of Education 3264
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.
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