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Easy grading practices and supply–demand factors: evidence from Italy

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  • Maria De Paola

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Empirical Economics.

Volume (Year): 41 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (October)
Pages: 227-246

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Keywords: Grades; Higher education; Grading standards; I2; J31; J64;

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  1. Deborah de Lange, 2013. "How do Universities Make Progress? Stakeholder-Related Mechanisms Affecting Adoption of Sustainability in University Curricula," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 118(1), pages 103-116, November.

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