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Economics of Education Review

Volume 26, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Race, poverty, and teacher mobility

    Benjamin Scafidi, David L. Sjoquist & Todd R. Stinebrickner

    This paper provides information about the importance of non-pecuniary school characteristics, such as race and poverty, on teacher turnover in Georgia. Simple descriptive statistics indicate that... More

    pp. 145-159

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  2. A descriptive analysis of the distribution of NBPTS-certified teachers in North Carolina

    Dan Goldhaber, Hyung-Jai Choi & Lauren Cramer

    In this paper, we use a unique data set that includes a panel of all teachers in North Carolina over a 4-year period (1996–1997 through 1999–2000) to describe the distribution of teachers certified... More

    pp. 160-172

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  3. On the use of student data in efficiency analysis—Technical efficiency in Swedish upper secondary school

    Staffan Waldo

    While individual data form the base for much empirical analysis in education, this is not the case for analysis of technical efficiency. In this paper, efficiency is estimated using individual data... More

    pp. 173-185

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  4. The health effects of education

    Wim Groot & Henriëtte Maassen van den Brink

    This paper analyses the relation between two important aspects of human capital: education and health. The contribution of our paper to the literature is three-fold: some further tests for... More

    pp. 186-200

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  5. Grades as information

    Darren Grant

    We determine how much observed student performance in microeconomics principles can be attributed, inferentially, to three kinds of student academic “productivity,” the instructor, demographics,... More

    pp. 201-214

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  6. Are successive investments in education equally worthwhile? Endogenous schooling decisions and non-linearities in the earnings–schooling relationship

    Ali Skalli

    Most of the studies that account for the endogeneity bias when estimating the returns to schooling assume that the relationship between education and earnings is linear. Studies that assume the... More

    pp. 215-231

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  7. Monetizing college reputation: The case of Taiwan's engineering and medical schools

    Hung-Lin Tao

    This study uses the admission scores of Taiwan's Joint College Entrance Examination (JCEE) and occupational wage data to estimate the reputation values of engineering and medical schools in Taiwan.... More

    pp. 232-243

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  8. The influence of the US News and World Report collegiate rankings on the matriculation decision of high-ability students: 1995–2004

    Amanda Griffith & Kevin Rask

    The annual US News and World Report (USNWR) Guide to America's Best Colleges is much anticipated by both high-ability high school seniors and college and university administrators. In this paper,... More

    pp. 244-255

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