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Marchionni, Mariana; Vazquez, Emmanuel – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2019
In this paper, we estimate the causal effect of an extra year of schooling on mathematics performance for seven Latin American countries based on PISA 2012. To that end we exploit exogenous variation in students' birthdates around the school entry cut-off date using both sharp and fuzzy Regression Discontinuity designs. We find strong effects of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, International Assessment