Peer Effects in Middle School Students’ Test Scores with Accounting for Individual Heterogeneity

We estimate economically significant peer effects in test scores in the population of eighth grade students from a typical county school district in the U.S. state of Georgia. For identification we utilize the variation across test scores within the individual student to account for individual unobserved heterogeneity.


Issue Date:
2015
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/205367
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/205367
Total Pages:
2
JEL Codes:
I2; J01; C31




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