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  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Social Media and Allyship in the Black Lives Matter Movement

    07.03.2022| Sulin Sardoschau (Humboldt University of Berlin)
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Information, preferences, and household demand for school value-added

    04.04.2022| Cristian Pop-Eleches (Columbia University)
  • Research Project

    Economic Insights: Transfer and Capacity Building

    The INSIGHTS project  aims to support and promote the communication of research and to contribute to its transfer to the public. INSIGHTS is funded by the Leibniz Gemeinschaft. INSIGHTS has two main pillars, a platform of exchange between researchers, policymakers, the media, and the public, and the provision of professional guidance and formal training on how to interact with the public and...

    Current Project| Public Economics
  • Externe Monographien

    Tuition Fees and Educational Attainment

    Following a landmark ruling by the Constitutional Court in 2005, more than half of Germany's universities started charging tuition fees, which also applied to incumbent students. We exploit this unusual lack of grandfathering together with register data covering the universe of students to show that tuition fees increased degree completion among incumbent students. Investigating mechanisms, we do not ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2020, 56 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 13709)
    | Jan Bietenbeck, Jan Marcus, Felix Weinhardt
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    The Effect of Affirmative Action on Targeted and Non-Targeted Students: Evidence from Low-income priorites in Paris High Schools

    21.06.2021| Gabriele Fack (PSE, Dauphine)
  • Report

    Call for Papers: CIDER-LERN Conference 2021

    The German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), the German Center for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW), the Leibniz Education Research Network (LERN), and the College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER) are delighted to invite you to the CIDER-LERN Conference 2021. The conference will bring together scholars from various disciplines to discuss findings as ...

    02.02.2021| C. Katharina Spieß
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Top of the Class: The Importance of Ordinal Rank

    This article establishes a new fact about educational production: ordinal academic rank during primary school has lasting impacts on secondary school achievement that are independent of underlying ability. Using data on the universe of English school students, we exploit naturally occurring differences in achievement distributions across primary school classes to estimate the impact of class rank. ...

    In: Review of Economic Studies 87 (2020), 6, S. 2777–2826 | Richard Murphy, Felix Weinhardt
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Class Rank and Long-Run Outcomes

    This paper considers an unavoidable feature of the school environment, class rank. What are the long-run effects of a student's ordinal rank in elementary school? Using administrative data on all public-school students in Texas, we show that students with a higher third-grade academic rank, conditional on achievement and classroom fixed effects, have higher subsequent test scores, are more likely to ...

    In: The Review of Economics and Statistics (2022), im Ersch. [online first: 2021-10-15] | Jeffrey T. Denning, Richard Murphy, Felix Weinhardt
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    The Seeds of Ideology: Historical Immigration and Political Preferences in the United States

    06.12.2021| Marco Tebellini (Harvard Business School)
  • Berlin Applied Micro Seminar (BAMS)

    Matching in the Dark? Inequalities in student to degree match

    13.12.2021| Richard Murphy (University of Texas)
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