How competition affects schools' performances: Does specification matter?
AbstractI investigate the role of competition in explaining Italian schools' performance through OECD-PISA2006 data. In a baseline model, three competition indicators are included separately; when allowing their presence simultaneously and the interaction terms, a different (and more realistic) story emerges.
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Volume (Year): 110 (2011)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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