How important are omitted variables, censored scores and self-selection in analysing high-school academic achievement?
Using a rich longitudinal data set from birth, we explore three estimation issues related to academic performance analysis. Our paper primarily examines the effect of omitting childhood and teenage characteristics (childhood ability, parental resources at different times and peer effects), which are...
|Place of publication:||
The Centre for Labour Market Research (CLMR), Curtin Business School 2011
|published in:||Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE) Vol. 14; no. 3; pp. 307 - 332|
|Data of publication:||2011|
Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE)
|Online Access:||available in Bonn?|
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