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Estimating the Relationship between School Resources and Pupil Attainment at Key Stage 3

Jenkins, A; Levacic, R; Vignoles, A; Steele, F; Allen, R; (2005) Estimating the Relationship between School Resources and Pupil Attainment at Key Stage 3. Department for Education and Skills/Institute of Education, University of London, London. Green open access

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Title: Estimating the Relationship between School Resources and Pupil Attainment at Key Stage 3
ISBN: 1-84478-571-8
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Additional information: An important statistical study using the recently available National pupil database merged with school fnancial data to estimate the effect of expenditure per pupil and the pupil teacher ratio on student attainment at KS3. It tackles the endogeneity problem by use of instrumental variables. Finds modelst statistically significant postive effects of resources on maths and science attainment. As far as we know this is the first UK study of the education production function using contempory pupil level data. Funded by the DfES. Results used by them in comprehensive spending review. R Levacic was principal investigator. � Institute of Education 2005.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education > IOE - Social Research Institute
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1506794
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