Peer group and distance: when widening university participation is better

We analyze the welfare effect of allowing a new university in a local area where another university is already operating. We use a two-city model in which individuals, whose education depends on the average peer ability (peer group effect), can sort across cities by facing a mobility cost. Com- pari...

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Main Author: Cesi, Berardino
Paolini, Dimitri
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: 22.11.2012
Data of publication: 2012-11-22
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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