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Fonctions de production éducationnelle: le cas de la Suisse

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  • Muriel Meunier

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Ce papier présente l'estimation de fonctions de production éducationnelle à partir de l'échantillon national de PISA 2000 pour la Suisse. En utilisant la spécification économétrique favorisée par le modèle Box-Cox (1964), les résultats montrent que l'intégration de l'élève dans son environnement scolaire, la situation économique de la famille, la spécificité de la Suisse du point de vue de l'organisation de son système éducatif et la formation des enseignants ont un impact significatif sur les scores en lecture, mathématiques et sciences. Les résultats indiquent également que l'utilisation largement répandue de la forme linéaire n'est pas appropriée car sujette à une estimation biaisée des coefficients. Enfin, les estimations par genre mettent en évidence des différences significatives entre les filles et les garçons. Les filles semblent plus sensibles à l'environnement familial alors que les garçons sont plus sensibles à l'environnement scolaire.

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  • Muriel Meunier, 2006. "Fonctions de production éducationnelle: le cas de la Suisse," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 142(IV), pages 579-615, December.
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    1. Fischer, Justina A.V., 2007. "The Impact of Direct Democracy on Public Education: Evidence for Swiss Students in Reading, Mathematics and Natural Science," SSE/EFI Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance 688, Stockholm School of Economics.

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    Keywords

    fonction de production éducationnelle; transformation Box-Cox; genre; PISA;

    JEL classification:

    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
    • C2 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables

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