I am grateful for feedback received from Ron Ehrenberg, Roland Fryer, Kevin Hallock, Caroline Hoxby, Bob Hutchens, Clement Jackson, Lawrence Katz, Jordan Matsudaira, Jonah Rockoff and Henry Schneider. I am also grateful for useful comments received from participants of the Labor Economics workshop at Cornell University. I am deeply grateful to Marcia Riley and I would like to thank Yvonne Lewis, Rosaline Mendez and Simone Rawlins of the Trinidad and Tobago Department of Education Research and Evaluation for allowing me to access their data, their assistance and generosity. All errors are my own. Previously circulated under the working title ‘Ability-grouping and Academic Inequality: Evidence From Rule-based Student Assignments’.
Do Students Benefit from Attending Better Schools? Evidence from Rule-based Student Assignments in Trinidad and Tobago*
Article first published online: 16 NOV 2010
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The Economic Journal
Volume 120, Issue 549, pages 1399–1429, December 2010
How to Cite
Kirabo Jackson, C. (2010), Do Students Benefit from Attending Better Schools? Evidence from Rule-based Student Assignments in Trinidad and Tobago. The Economic Journal, 120: 1399–1429. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0297.2010.02371.x
- Issue published online: 16 NOV 2010
- Article first published online: 16 NOV 2010
- Submitted: 25 August 2008 Accepted: 4 November 2009
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