Author: Byun, Soo-yong, Kim, Kyung-Keun, & Park, Hyunjoon

Title: School Choice and Educational Inequality in South Korea

University Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University, Korea University, University of Pennsylvania


Research Question: 1) Does the High School Equalization Policy (HSEP) relate to the separation of low and high SES students between schools? 2) Does school’s socioeconomic composition relate to student achievement?

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: Journal of School Choice

Journal Entry: Volume 6, Pp.158-183

Year: 2012


Scholarship Type Journal Article Empirical Research

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Choice, Reform, Residential Segregation, SES Composition, School Quality

Regions International

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Mathematical models

Method of Analysis: Descriptive Statistics, Multilevel Models, Multinomial Logistic Regression

Sampling Frame: 11th grade students in South Korean public high schools

Sample Types: Random

Unit of Analysis: Individual

Data Types: Quantitative-Cross Sectional

Data Description:


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