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Hansen, W. Lee – Journal of Economic Education, 1971
The use of undergraduate grade point averages and Quantitative Graduate Record Examination as predictors of economics graduate grade point averages was improved by introducing a School Quality Index," yielding multiple correlation coefficients of up to .50. (IM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Economics Education, Grade Point Average
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Hirschfeld, Mary; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1995
Asserts that, on average, women score lower on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Subject Test in Economics. Reports on a study of 149 student scores on the test to identify factors associated with this differential performance. Finds little support for the notion that men are simply better than women in quantitative areas. (CFR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Economics, Economics Education, Females
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Krueger, Alan B.; Wu, Stephen – Journal of Economic Education, 2000
Reports on a statistical analysis of the determinants of success among more than 300 graduate students who applied for admission to a particular "top five" university economics department. Explains that the job placements of the students after nine years were used to measure the graduate students' success. (CMK)
Descriptors: Economics, Economics Education, Educational Research, Graduate Students