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  • UvA Project 01 School consolidation and pupil outcomes: Evidence from dutch reform data - TIER research
    tuition fees Your profile Interested Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics Programme Call for papers Keynote speakers Registration and fees Travel and stay Social programme Contact Organisers News Links Contact Projects All Projects Projects UvA Projects UM Projects RUG School consolidation and pupil outcomes Evidence from dutch reform data Start date 01 januari 2009 Monique de Haan Edwin Leuven Hessel Oosterbeek short term direct policy relevant Research question In this project we investigate the effects of school consolidationon pupil test scores in primary education Method in the mid 1990s the closing down rules opheffingsnormen were changed This has created a large decrease in the number of primary schools particularly through mergers between schools Since the number of pupils did not change much the average school size increased during this period By exploiting the fact that these changes in the closing down rules differed between municipalities this study examines what the effect is of school consolidation on the literacy and numeracy performance of pupils in primary education Status At this moment we are collecting the data that we need for this project Related information Related People prof dr Hessel Oosterbeek TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News LEER Workshop on Education Economics Nederland in ideeën 2015 Brede scholen leiden niet tot beter onderwijs Twee onderzoeksaanvragen gehonoreerd Invloed van een ICT tool op onderwijsprestaties en efficiëntie Links Contact Contact us BEE Resultaten Primair onderwijs Voortgezet onderwijs Middelbaar beroepsonderwijs Hoger onderwijs Overig onderwijs TIER

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/um-project-13-cost-benefit-analysis-hbo-investment-agenda.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 02 Student loans and student achievement - TIER research
    date 01 januari 2009 Adam Booij short term direct policy relevant Research question Would a shift towards a system of student financing in the Netherlands that relies more on loans and less on grants reduce student performance Method Using an instrumental variables strategy that exploits variation in parental contributions conditional on parental income and the students exam grades we can identify an upper bound of the effect of a decrease in students budget This means we can say for the given pool of students what the maximum decrease or minimal increase but this seems unlikely in student performance is if they face an exogenous drop in their budget of 100 Status Waiting for the latest wave of the Studentenmonito First results should be available in May 2010 Related information Related People dr Adam Booij TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/rug-project-stimulating-comprehensive-reading-and-writing-in-primary-education.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 03 The role of information in the take-up of student loans - TIER research
    programme Contact Organisers News Links Contact Projects All Projects Projects UvA Projects UM Projects RUG The role of information in the take up of student loans Start date 01 januari 2009 Adam Booij Edwin Leuven Hessel Oosterbeek short term direct policy relevant Research question Policies need not only to be well designed to effectively address market failures but their parameters also need to be part of agents information sets We study student loan behavior in the Netherlands where i higher education students know little about the conditions of the government s financial aid program and ii take up rates are low Method We conducted a field experiment in which we manipulated the amount of information students have about these conditions Half a year after the treatment the same students were interviewed again Results The treatment has no impact on loan takeup This zero impact is not due to students already having decided whether to take a loan or not and can also not be attributed to treated students not absorbing the information that is given to them We provide the interpretation that communicating eligibility criteria rather than precise programme details should be prioritized Status Academic paper almost ready for submission to journal Related information Related People dr Adam Booij prof dr Hessel Oosterbeek TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News LEER Workshop on Education Economics Nederland in ideeën 2015 Brede scholen leiden niet tot beter onderwijs Twee onderzoeksaanvragen gehonoreerd Invloed van

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/um-project-12-cost-benefit-analysis-of-leiden-university-college-in-the-haque.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 04 Intake - TIER research
    Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics Programme Call for papers Keynote speakers Registration and fees Travel and stay Social programme Contact Organisers News Links Contact Projects All Projects Projects UvA Projects UM Projects RUG Intake Start date 01 januari 2009 Adam Booij Hessel Oosterbeek short term direct policy relevant Research question Investigation into how Dutch higher education institutions can tailor their student intake procedure to help students choose their subject and level of study better and prevent unnecessary switching and dropout Method With a field experiment at the Economics faculty of the UvA we test the effectiveness of i providing objective statistics about success rates conditional on prior exam grades and speed of registration ii warning students who seem unlikely to be successful iii compulsory intake interviews with an active student iv compulsory introduction day with classes and tutorials at the university Status Batch i and ii of the experiment have been run and the first data is ready for analysis first results December 2009 Batch iii and iv will follow in May September 2010 The final results should be available December 2010 Related information Related People dr Adam Booij prof dr Hessel Oosterbeek TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News LEER Workshop on Education Economics Nederland in ideeën 2015 Brede scholen leiden niet tot beter onderwijs Twee onderzoeksaanvragen gehonoreerd Invloed van een ICT tool op onderwijsprestaties en efficiëntie Links Contact Contact us BEE Resultaten Primair onderwijs Voortgezet onderwijs Middelbaar beroepsonderwijs

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/uva-project-03-the-role-of-information-in-the-take-up-of-student-loans.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 05 Ability peer effects - TIER research
    januari 2009 Adam Booij Edwin Leuven Hessel Oosterbeek short term direct policy relevant Research question How do higher education students with different levels of ability that work in the same group affect each other in terms of performance and persistence Is it good to be surrounded by students that are better than me or does this lower my motivation and performance And how does my presence affect my better peers Method First year students at the Economics faculty of the UvA have been randomly assigned to different groups depending on their prior exam grades Status The randomisation is done and data on study progress and dropout will be collected throughout the academic year 2009 2010 First results should be available in October 2010 Related information Related People dr Adam Booij prof dr Hessel Oosterbeek TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/uva-project-04-intake.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 06 Effect of gender composition on educational achievement - TIER research
    and stay Social programme Contact Organisers News Links Contact Projects All Projects Projects UvA Projects UM Projects RUG Effect of gender composition on educational achievement Start date 01 januari 2009 Reyn van Ewijk Hessel Oosterbeek short term direct policy relevant Research question Looks at whether the share of females in university groups affects students performance grades and credits obtained in their studies Method the share of females in first year Economics groups at the UvA was experimentally manipulated We study the effects on students study performance and persistence Status waiting for final part of the data Preliminary analyses have been carried out Related information Related People prof dr Hessel Oosterbeek TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News LEER Workshop on Education Economics Nederland in ideeën 2015 Brede scholen leiden niet tot beter onderwijs Twee onderzoeksaanvragen gehonoreerd Invloed van een ICT tool

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/uva-project-05-ability-peer-effects.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 07 Take a walk on the wild side? The effect of cannabis use on pupil test scores - TIER research
    the wild side The effect of cannabis use on pupil test scores Start date 01 januari 2009 Adam Booij Monique de Haan Reyn van Ewijk short term direct policy relevant Research question What is the causal effect of cannabis use on the test scores of pupils in secondary education Pupils using cannabis are likely different from pupils that do not use cannabis and they might have different test scores regardless of whether they use cannabis or not Method To identify the causal impact of cannabis use this project will use the distance from the school to the nearest coffee shop as exogenous variation in cannabis use Status At this moment we are collecting the data that we need for this project Related information Related People dr Adam Booij dr Monique de Haan TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News LEER Workshop

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/uva-project-06-effect-of-gender-composition-on-educational-achievement.html (2015-12-05)
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  • UvA Project 08 Understanding educational success of Moroccan students in the upper grades of the highest levels of secondary education in the Netherlands - TIER research
    UM Projects RUG Understanding educational success of Moroccan students in the upper grades of the highest levels of secondary education in the Netherlands Start date 01 januari 2009 Liesbeth van Welie short term direct policy relevant Research question How can the success of Moroccan pupils in the highest levels of secondary education be explained while they have to overcome the same barriers that have a strong correlation with low achievement or drop out among their peers Method BRON datasets have been acquired on 16 year olds by ethnicity zip code and track in secondary education This makes it possible to analyse indicators for success close to the actual lived lives of individuals and connect outcomes to analyses on the system level Detailed data provided by the municipality of Amsterdam on school and address history of 16 22 year olds for zip codes with high percentages of Moroccan pupils enable in depth analyses of neighbourhood effects Results a correlation between ethnic concentration on zip code level and access to pre university and senior general education can not be found thus questioning policies on centralised school assignment The average distance from residence to school is significantly lower for children with an immigrant background than for native Dutch How this intensifies neighbourhood effects and affects school choice is currently investigated Related information Related People drs Liesbeth van Welie TIER About Tier About Tier UvA About Tier UM About Tier RUG Tier Business Plan TIER Midterm Report 2010 Vacancies People All People People UvA People UM People RUG Visiting scholars Working Papers All Working Papers Working Papers UvA Working Papers UM Working Papers RUG Education Programme Master MEBIT Master MEPE Premaster MEBIT Academische Meesterwerken Enrollment Courses Graduate program Workshops Seminars Workshop on Education Economics News LEER Workshop on Education Economics Nederland in ideeën 2015

    Original URL path: http://www.tierweb.nl/tier/projects-overview/projects/uva-project-07-take-a-walk-on-the-wild-side-the-effect-of-cannabis-use-on-pupil-test-scores.html (2015-12-05)
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