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Changes in the School Effect in Colombia: A Multilevel Approach


  • Luis Fernando Gamboa

    (University of Rosario. Argentina.)


This paper examines whether the importance of the school has changed with the introduction of the new ICFES test. It is found that importance of the school, which remained relatively stable between 1997 and 1999 (around 27% and 37%), is reduced considerably with the introduction of the new ICFES examination, to levels between 10% and 27% for the year 2000.

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  • Luis Fernando Gamboa, 2004. "Changes in the School Effect in Colombia: A Multilevel Approach," Economic Analysis Working Papers (2002-2010). Atlantic Review of Economics (2011-2016), Colexio de Economistas de A Coruña, Spain and Fundación Una Galicia Moderna, vol. 3, pages 1-21, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eac:articl:06/03

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