The Folly of Dillydally
Using information from on-line graded assignments in an intermediate microeconomics course, we find that non-procrastinators (both earlystarters and front-loaders) obtain higher scores than their dillydallying counterparts. We also find that while busier students tend to start their assignments earlier, they nevertheless back-load the bulk of their effort.
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