Social Interactions in Schooling
AbstractWe exploit the 1980 earthquake in southern Italy and the subsequent relief from mandatory military service granted to all males in the regions hit by the seism to estimate the strength of endogenous social interactions in schooling achievements. Preliminary results point to a significant and strong effect of interactions not mediated by markets
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Endogenous interactions; schooling; peer-effect.;
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