Differences Across and Within Countries in Instructional Time and Achievements in Math , Science , and Reading : A Causal Link ?

@inproceedings{Lavy2010DifferencesAA,
  title={Differences Across and Within Countries in Instructional Time and Achievements in Math , Science , and Reading : A Causal Link ?},
  author={Victor Lavy},
  year={2010}
}
There are large differences across countries in instructional time in schooling institutions. Can these differences explain some of the differences across countries in pupils‘ achievements in different subjects? While research in recent years provides convincing evidence about the effect of several inputs in the education production function, there is limited evidence on the effect of classroom instructional time. Such evidence is of policy relevance in many countries, and it became very… CONTINUE READING