School choice and quality
AbstractThe 1993 Survey of Household Income and Wealth, a representative survey of the Italianpopulation covering 24,000 individuals, reports detailed information on children attendance ofpublic and private schools and parents' self-assessment of the quality of public schools in the city of residence. The survey also provides detailed information on the household demographicstructure, income and parent's education. The empirical analysis indicates that the quality ofschools is one of the driving factors in the choice between private and public schools. The resultsare robust with respect to the particular quality indicator used and the presence of provincial fixed effects.
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- Checchi, Daniele & Jappelli, Tullio, 2004. "School Choice and Quality," CEPR Discussion Papers 4748, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Checchi, Daniele & Jappelli, Tullio, 2003. "School Choice and Quality," IZA Discussion Papers 828, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Tullio Jappelli & Daniele Checchi, 2003. "School Choice and Quality," CSEF Working Papers 91, Centre for Studies in Economics and Finance (CSEF), University of Naples, Italy, revised 09 Jul 2004.
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
- I22 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Educational Finance; Financial Aid
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