A classroom experiment on effort allocation under relative grading

•I randomly assign quizzes to be graded on the curve in a cohort of 10 or 100 students. These represent “class sizes” for the students.•The larger cohorts elicit more effort in the form of greater time spent working on the quiz.•Contrary to theoretical predictions, even low-ability students increase...

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Volume: 62
Main Author: Brownback, Andy
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Elsevier Ltd 01.02.2018
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Elsevier B.V
published in: Economics of education review Vol. 62; pp. 113 - 128
Data of publication: February 2018
ISSN: 0272-7757
1873-7382
EISSN: 1873-7382
Discipline: Education
Economics
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