Sample selectivity and the validity of international student achievement tests in economic research
AbstractLarger rates of exclusion, non-response, and age-specific enrollment are related to better country average scores on international student achievement tests. But accounting for sample selectivity does not alter existing evidence that academic achievement enters importantly in economic growth regressions.
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- Eric A. Hanushek & Ludger Woessmann, 2010. "Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research," CESifo Working Paper Series 3007, CESifo Group Munich.
- Eric A. Hanushek & Ludger Woessmann, 2010. "Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research," NBER Working Papers 15867, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Hanushek, Eric A. & Woessmann, Ludger, 2010. "Sample Selectivity and the Validity of International Student Achievement Tests in Economic Research," IZA Discussion Papers 4926, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
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- I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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