Endogenous effects of midterm grades and evaluations: a simultaneous framework
In this paper, we estimated the link between overall evaluations and grades in a simultaneous framework. We adopted midterm grades rather than expected grades as a proxy for final grades, which is innovative in studies of this issue. In doing so, we found a positive and significant relationship between overall evaluations and midterm grades, which implies that students rate their professors primarily based on their midterm achievement.
Volume (Year): 29 (2009)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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