The Effect of Grade Retention on Secondary School Performance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

We study the effects of grade retention on secondary school performance by considering a change in Colombia’s educative legislation. In 2010, the rule that forced schools to retain up to a 5% of students was abolished. Exploiting variation in schools’ retention rates in a difference-in-differences f...

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Main Author: Ferreira Sequeda, Maria
Golsteyn, Bart
Parra Cely, Sergio
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Maastricht University, Graduate School of Business and Economics 18.06.2018
Related: Research Centre for Educ and Labour Mark
Macro, International & Labour Economics
RS: GSBE Theme Human Decisions and Policy Design
General Economics 0
RS: GSBE Theme Learning and Work
Data of publication: 2018-06-18
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Narcis: Open Access
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