Carla Haelermans

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– This paper examines the relation between innovations and productivity in Dutch secondary schools. A budget constrained output distance function is used to estimate productivity. Innovation clusters are included in this output distance model to estimate the relation with school productivity. Furthermore, fixed effects region and year dummies are used to(More)
BACKGROUND The effects of school socio-economic composition on student achievement growth trajectories have been a hot topic of discussion among politicians around the world for many years. However, the bulk of research investigating school socio-economic composition effects has been limited in important ways. AIMS In an attempt to overcome the flaws in(More)