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A signalling model of school grades under different evaluation systems

  • Maria De Paola


  • Vincenzo Scoppa


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Economics.

Volume (Year): 101 (2010)
Issue (Month): 3 (November)
Pages: 199-212

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jeczfn:v:101:y:2010:i:3:p:199-212
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