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...

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Volume: 14
Main Author: Maani, Sholeh
Kalb, Guyonne
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
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
Series: Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE)
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