Does the Early Bird Catch the Worm? Instrumental Variable Estimates of Educational Effects of Age of School Entry in Germany

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Puhani, Patrick A. ; Weber, Andrea M. (2006)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: immigration | Deutschland | Lebensalter | I21 | J24 | I28 | identification | Bildungsertrag | Allgemeinbildende Schule | education, immigration, policy, identification | Altersgruppe | policy | Schüler
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:J24 | jel:I28
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: education

We estimate the effect of age of school entry on educational outcomes using two different data sets for Germany, sampling pupils at the end of primary school and in the middle of secondary school. Results are obtained based on instrumental variable estimation exploiting... View more
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