Author: Vigdor, Jacob, & Nechyba, Thomas

Title: Peer Effects in North Carolina Public Schools

University Affiliation: Duke University


Research Question: Estimate the relationship between peer characteristics and student achievement and to infer whether any such relationship is casual in nature.

Published: Yes

Journal Name or Institutional Affiliation: P.E. Peterson and L. Wößmann, eds

Journal Entry: Schools and the Equal Opportunity Problem

Year: 2007


Scholarship Type Chapter in Book

Keywords: Academic Achievement, Peer Effects, Racial Composition, Teachers, Tracking

Regions South

Methodologies: Quantitative

Research Designs: Secondary Survey Data

Method of Analysis: Regression

Sampling Frame: Public Schools in NC

Sample Types: Population

Unit of Analysis: Student

Data Types: Quantitative-Panel Data

Data Description:


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