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ERIC Number: EJ1144807
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1523-1615
Can Higher Household Education Expenditure Improve the National College Entrance Exam Performance? Empirical Evidence from Jinan, China
Zhang, Yu; Zhou, Xuehan
Current Issues in Comparative Education, v19 n2 p8-32 Spr 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of household education expenditure on National College Entrance Exam (NCEE) performance in China. Using a comprehensive dataset with a sample size of 5840 students collected in Jinan, China, this study found that the average effect of household education expenditure on NCEE performance is not significant, but it may have a significant and positive effect on those with higher test scores. There is a significantly positive effect on Chinese scores for students at the 0.75th quantile and on English scores for those at the 0.5th quantile.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China
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