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The Evolution of the School-Entry Age Effect in a School Tracking System
In Germany, students are streamed at age ten into an academic or non-academic track. We demonstrate that the randomly allocated disadvantage of being born just before as opposed to just after the
Effects of Age at School Entry (ASE) on the Development of Non-Cognitive Skills: Evidence from Psychometric Data
We identify effects of age at school entry (ASE) on the development of child temperament. Our analysis is based on psychometric measures from a longitudinal cohort study of children in the
Parental health and child behavior: evidence from parental health shocks
TLDR
This study examines the importance of parental health in the development of child behavior during early childhood and points to negative effects of maternal health shocks on children’s emotional symptoms, conduct problems and hyperactivity.
Young and Innocent - International Evidence on Age Effects Within Grades on School Victimization in Elementary School
This study examines the impact of children's age within grade on school victimization in elementary school. Identification of age effects relies on the instrumental variables approach drawing on
Teaching, Organization, and Personal Problems - Evidence from Reforming Tertiary Education in Germany
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This study examines the question of how the choice of a new Bachelor program as opposed to a traditional degree program has affected first-year students’ satisfaction in Germany.
Educational Effects of Early or Later Secondary School Tracking in Germany
This paper examines educational outcomes of pupils selected to secondary school types by different tracking regimes in a German state: Pupils are alternatively streamed after fourth grade or after
Orphans at risk in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence on educational and health outcomes
Based on comparable data for eleven sub-Saharan African countries with especially high rates of orphanhood, we examine how orphanhood affects children’s educational and health outcomes. Using
The Evolution of the School-Entry Age Effect in a School Tracking System
In Germany, students are streamed at age ten into an academic or non-academic track. We demonstrate that the randomly allocated disadvantage of being born just before as opposed to just after the
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