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dc.contributor.authorDiem, Andreaen_US
dc.contributor.authorWolter, Stefan C.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-05-24en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-29T11:18:56Z-
dc.date.available2011-06-29T11:18:56Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/46429-
dc.description.abstractThis study uses survey data to investigate attitudes among Swiss voters to different models offering more freedom of choice in the educational system. The findings indicate clear opposition to the use of taxpayer money to fund private schools, while free choice between public schools seems to appeal to a majority. The analyses show that the approval-opposition heterogeneity is mainly based on an explicable, rational calculation of personal utility. Approval rates are much higher among groups or individuals who see a personal advantage in more school choice, such as parents of school-age children, urban/metropolitan area residents and those on a low income. In contrast, residents of small to medium-sized centers of population, high-income groups, and individuals with a teaching qualification oppose more school choice. The analyses also indicate differences between the country's language regions, attributable to intercultural differences in what people consider the state's role to be.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aCenter for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo) |cMunichen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aCESifo working paper: Economics of Education |x3385en_US
dc.subject.jelD72en_US
dc.subject.jelH24en_US
dc.subject.jelH52en_US
dc.subject.jelI22en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordschool choiceen_US
dc.subject.keywordsurveyen_US
dc.subject.keywordprivate schoolsen_US
dc.subject.keywordeducation vouchersen_US
dc.subject.stwSchulauswahlen_US
dc.subject.stwAllgemeinbildende Schuleen_US
dc.subject.stwPrivatschuleen_US
dc.subject.stwMeinungen_US
dc.subject.stwVoucheren_US
dc.subject.stwSchweizen_US
dc.titleWho is afraid of school choice?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn659520370en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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