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Estimating the Relationship between School Resources and Pupil Attainment at Key Stage 3

Jenkins, Andrew and Levacic, Rosalind and Vignoles, Anna and Steele, Fiona and Allen, Rebecca (2005) Estimating the Relationship between School Resources and Pupil Attainment at Key Stage 3. [Report]

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Additional Information: An important statistical study using the recently available National pupil database merged with school fnancial data to estimate the effect of expenditure per pupil and the pupil teacher ratio on student attainment at KS3. It tackles the endogeneity problem by use of instrumental variables. Finds modelst statistically significant postive effects of resources on maths and science attainment. As far as we know this is the first UK study of the education production function using contempory pupil level data. Funded by the DfES. Results used by them in comprehensive spending review. R Levacic was principal investigator. © Institute of Education 2005.
Divisions: IOE Departments > Departments > Centre for Longitudinal Studies
IOE Departments > Departments > Quantitative Social Science
Depositing User: IOE Repository Editor (2)
Date Deposited: 05 Mar 2010 11:46
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 11:04
URI: http://eprints.ioe.ac.uk/id/eprint/1319
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