Does it matter when your smartest peers leave your class? Evidence from Hungary by Fritz Schiltz, Deni Mazrekaj, Dániel HORN and Kristof De Witte was published in Labour Economics.
Elite schools in Hungary cherry pick high achieving students from general primary schools. The geographical coverage of elite schools has remained unchanged since 1999, when the establishment of new elite schools stopped. We exploit this geographical variation and estimate the impact of high achieving peers leaving the class on student achievement, behaviour, and aspirations for higher education. Our estimates indicate moderate but heterogeneous effects on those left behind in general primary schools.
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K011-12-es előadóterem Győző GYÖNGYÖSI (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) Financial distress and student performance This paper studies the effect of household financial distress on students’ ... Details »
Venue: MTA HTK 1097 Budapest Tóth Kálmán u. 4. fszt. K011-12-es előadóterem Marc Kaufmann (CEU) Excuse-Driven Present Bias Abstract: In a laboratory experiment, we test the hypothesis that people behave in more present-biased ways when they ... Details »
Venue: Budapest, Fővám tér 8. 1093 The Financial Research Centre, Department of Finance, Corvinus Business School, Corvinus University of Budapest and the Game Theory Research Group, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, ... Details »
“The effect of primary care availability on antibiotic consumption in Hungary: a population based panel study using unfilled general practices” by Anikó BÍRÓ and ... Details »
Health Differences at Birth between Roma and non‐Roma Children in Hungary: Long‐run Trends and Decomposition by Tamás HAJDU, Gábor KERTESI and Gábor KÉZDI was ... Details »
“The local food system in the ‘genius loci’ – the role of food, local products and short food chains in rural tourism” by Gusztáv ... Details »