ERIC Number: EJ604335
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Puzzling Case of School Resources and Student Achievement.
Ludwig, Jens; Bassi, Laurie J.
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v21 n4 p385-403 Win 1999
Shows that commonly used "value-added" models are misspecified when estimated using the National Education Longitudinal Study, a finding that raises questions about whether previous value-added studied are unbiased. Also reviews more recent literature using instrumental variables methods to address omitted variables bias. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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