Leaving boys behind

Gender disparities in high academic achievement

Using data from the "Monitoring the Future" surveys, this paper shows that from the 1980s to the 2000s, the mode of girls' high school GPA distribution has shifted from "B" to "A," essentially "leaving boys behind" as the mode of boys' GPA distributi...

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Volume: 50
Main Author: Fortin, Nicole M
Oreopoulos, Philip
Phipps, Shelley
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: MADISON University of Wisconsin Press 2015
UNIV WISCONSIN PRESS
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 50; no. 3; pp. 549 - 579
Data of publication: 2015
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Subjects:
USA
GAP
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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