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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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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