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Grade surprise and choice at 16

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  • Don J. Webber

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    (Department of Economics, Auckland University of Technology and Department of Economics, UWE, Bristol)

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This paper argues that an important influence on boys’ decisions to stay on into post-compulsory education is the attainment of maths grades that differ from expected.

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Paper provided by Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, Bristol Business School, University of the West of England, Bristol in its series Working Papers with number 1009.

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Length: 10 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2010
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Handle: RePEc:uwe:wpaper:1009

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Keywords: Bivariate probit; post-compulsory education; choice under uncertainty;

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  1. Rice, Patricia G, 1987. "The Demand for Post-compulsory Education in the UK and the Effects of Educational Maintenance Allowances," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 54(216), pages 465-75, November.
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