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The persistent effects of short-term peer groups in higher education

Petra Thiemann (Lund University and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

This paper demonstrates that short-term peer exposure can generate achievement effects which persist for several months and years. I study a mandatory freshmen week for firstyear undergraduates and exploit the random assignment of students to freshmen teams. I find that the freshmen week contributes...

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Main Author: Thiemann, Petra
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : September 2017
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (41 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11024
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019466244 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn