The Impact of Study Groups and Roommates on Academic Performance

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Tarun Jain; Mudit Kapoor;
(2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1162/REST_a_00454
  • Subject: academic achievement, roommate, study group,
    • jel: jel:I25 | jel:I24
    acm: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION | GeneralLiterature_MISCELLANEOUS

This paper uses random assignment of students to investigate the impact of study groups and roommates on academic achievement. We find that informal social interaction with roommates has a significant positive impact on academic achievement, while study group peers have... View more
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