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ERIC Number: EJ548250
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0485
Differential Item Functioning and Male-Female Differences on Multiple-Choice Tests in Economics.
Walstad, William B.; Robson, Denise
Journal of Economic Education, v28 n2 p155-71 Spr 1997
Applies Item Response Theory methods to data from the national norming of the Test of Economic Literacy to identify test questions with large male-female differences. Regression analysis showed a significant decrease in the magnitude of gender difference, although a difference was still present. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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