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The income body weight gradients in the developing economy of China.
Existing theories predict the income gradient of individual body weight to change sign from positive to negative in process of economic development. However, there are only few empirical studiesExpand
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A short note on economic development and socioeconomic inequality in female body weight.
The origin of the obesity epidemic in developing countries is still poorly understood. It has been prominently argued that economic development provides a natural interpretation of the growth inExpand
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Doing it twice, getting it right? The effects of grade retention and course repetition in higher education
Many students who enter college are insufficiently prepared to follow a demanding college-level curriculum. Thus, higher education institutions often require low-performing students to repeat failedExpand
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Doing It Twice, Getting It Right? The Effects of Grade Retention and Course Repetition in Higher Education
This paper is the first to study the effects of grade retention and course repetition on student performance in higher education. We apply a sharp regression discontinuity design to administrativeExpand