The Diffusion of Academic Achievements: Social Selection and Influence in Student Networks

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Sofia Dokuka; Diliara Valeeva; Maria Yudkevich;
(2015)
  • Subject: social networks, academic achievements, peer group effects, higher education
    • jel: jel:D85 | jel:I21 | jel:I23
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION

Peer group effects show the influence of student social environments on their individual achievements. Traditionally, a social environment is considered by researchers of peer effects as exogenously given. However, significant peers that affect performance are often tho... View more
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