Students' beliefs about peer effects

Foster, Gigi and Frijters, Paul (2010) Students' beliefs about peer effects. Economics Letters, 108 3: 260-263. doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2010.05.020

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Author Foster, Gigi
Frijters, Paul
Title Students' beliefs about peer effects
Journal name Economics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0165-1765
Publication date 2010-09
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/j.econlet.2010.05.020
Volume 108
Issue 3
Start page 260
End page 263
Total pages 4
Place of publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Publisher Elsevier
Collection year 2011
Language eng
Abstract We propose a simple short-cut to the problem of estimating endogenous peer effects from observed behavior: asking students about peers' ability and their own effort. Our survey evidence indicates that students believe in own-peer complementarities in educational production.
Keyword Peer effects
Endogenous effects
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Received 2 September 2009; revised 5 May 2010; accepted 20 May 2010. Available online 27 May 2010.

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