ERIC Number: EJ583639
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Functional Form and the Estimated Effects of School Resources.
Figlio, David N.
Economics of Education Review, v18 n2 p241-52 Apr 1999
Lack of statistically significant input/achievement relationships in many production-function studies has bolstered "money doesn't matter" arguments. This study uses detailed national student data to estimate an education production function that omits restrictive assumptions, concluding that school inputs (especially instructional hours) significantly affect student performance. (27 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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