The Evolution of the School-Entry Age Effect in a School Tracking System

In Germany, students are streamed at age ten into an academic or non-academic track. We demonstrate that the randomly allocated disadvantage of being born just before as opposed to just after the cutoff date for school entry leads to substantially different schooling experiences. Relatively young st...

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Volume: 45
Main Author: Puhani, Patrick A
Mühlenweg, Andrea M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: University of Wisconsin Press 2010
published in: Journal of Human Resources Vol. 45; no. 2
Data of publication: 2010
Series: Journal of Human Resources
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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