Valuing School Quality via a School Choice Reform

Among policymakers, educators, and economists, there remains a strong debate on the extent to which good schools matter. In this paper, we estimate school quality valuations based upon house prices, by considering a policy reform regarding pupils' choices to attend high school. We exploit a cha...

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Volume: 118
Main Author: Machin, Stephen
Salvanes, Kjell G
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.01.2016
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published in: The Scandinavian journal of economics Vol. 118; no. 1; pp. 3 - 24
Data of publication: January 2016
ISSN: 0347-0520
1467-9442
EISSN: 1467-9442
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: We would like to thank Sandy Black, Steve Gibbons, Caroline Hoxby, Sandra McNally, Olmo Silva, two anonymous referees, and numerous seminar and conference participants for some very helpful comments. We also thank Roger Bivand for his great help in producing the figures.
Also Research Director, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics.
Subjects:
R21
C21
I20
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