ERIC Number: EJ607903
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
A Panel Analysis of Student Mathematics Achievement in the US in the 1990s: Does Increasing the Amount of Time in Learning Activities Affect Math Achievement?
Aksoy, Tevfik; Link, Charles R.
Economics of Education Review, v19 n3 p261-77 Jun 2000
Uses panel estimation techniques to estimate econometric models of mathematics achievement determinants for a nationally representative sample of high-school students. Extra time spent on math homework increases test scores; an extra hour of TV viewing negatively affects scores. Longer math periods also help. (Contains 56 references.) (MLH)
Descriptors: Divorce, Econometrics, Family Income, High Schools, Homework, Influences, Learning Activities, Longitudinal Studies, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Achievement, Private Schools, Scores, Socioeconomic Influences, Teacher Salaries, Television Viewing, Time Factors (Learning), Time on Task
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: National Education Longitudinal Study 1988