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-dif...

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Main Author: Sequeda, Maria Ferreira
Golsteyn, Bart
Parra-Cely, Sergio
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 18.06.2018
Data of publication: 2018-06-18
Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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