The impact of class absenteeism on undergraduates’ academic performance: evidence from an elite Economics school in Portugal

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Aurora A.C. Teixeira;
(2013)
  • Subject: Absenteeism; Academic performance; Economics; Management; University; Portugal
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:J24 | jel:J22 | jel:I29
    mesheuropmc: education

The empirical literature focusing mainly on the USA suggests that class absenteeism undermines students’ academic performance and that an enforced mandatory attendance policy may be beneficial. Based on a different cultural and economic context, and using data on 146 se... View more
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