Procrastination, academic success and the effectiveness of a remedial program

•We measure students’ procrastination with the delay in finalizing their university enrolment.•We show that procrastination is a strong predictor of students’ educational achievements.•Using a Regression Discontinuity Design we show that remedial courses especially advantage procrastinators. Procras...

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Volume: 115
Main Author: De Paola, Maria
Scoppa, Vincenzo
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.07.2015
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
published in: Journal of economic behavior & organization Vol. 115; pp. 217 - 236
ORCID: 0000-0002-2774-0258
Data of publication: July 2015
ISSN: 0167-2681
1879-1751
EISSN: 1879-1751
Discipline: Business
Economics
Subjects:
D03
I21
J01
D91
J24
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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