The information value of central school exams

The central vs. local nature of high-school exit exam systems can have important repercussions on the labor market. By increasing the informational content of grades, central exams may improve the sorting of students by productivity. To test this, we exploit the unique German setting where students...

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Volume: 56
Main Author: Schwerdt, Guido
Woessmann, Ludger
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Elsevier Ltd 01.02.2017
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Elsevier B.V
published in: Economics of education review Vol. 56; pp. 65 - 79
Data of publication: February 2017
ISSN: 0272-7757
1873-7382
EISSN: 1873-7382
Discipline: Education
Economics
Subjects:
I20
J31
J24
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2017
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