DO PEERS AFFECT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT? EVIDENCE FROM CANADA USING GROUP SIZE VARIATION
Article first published online: 30 AUG 2012
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Journal of Applied Econometrics
Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 91–109, January/February 2014
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Boucher, V., Bramoullé, Y., Djebbari, H. and Fortin, B. (2014), DO PEERS AFFECT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT? EVIDENCE FROM CANADA USING GROUP SIZE VARIATION. J. Appl. Econ., 29: 91–109. doi: 10.1002/jae.2299
- Issue published online: 23 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 30 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 10 JUN 2012
- Manuscript Received: 26 JAN 2010
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