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¿Pueden Mejorar su PAA los Alumnos de Escasos Recursos? Evidencia Experimental

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  • Javier Nuñez
  • Isabel Millán

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This article reports the results of an experiment aiming to investigate the effect of training on the performance of poor students in PAA, a compulsory multiple-choice test required to enroll in university education in Chile. The main conclusion is that p

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  • Javier Nuñez & Isabel Millán, 2002. "¿Pueden Mejorar su PAA los Alumnos de Escasos Recursos? Evidencia Experimental," Latin American Journal of Economics-formerly Cuadernos de Economía, Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile., vol. 39(116), pages 5-25.
  • Handle: RePEc:ioe:cuadec:v:39:y:2002:i:116:p:5-25
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    Keywords

    Education; multiple-choice test; social mobility;

    JEL classification:

    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs

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