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1.

Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Achievement in Zimbabwe's Rural Secondary Schools: A Case Study of Marimasimbe Secondary School in Jiri Community

Dynamic Research Journals' Journal of Economics and Finance (DRJ-JEF), Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 01-15.
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent, University of Zimbabwe and Great Zimbabwe University
Downloads 810
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Does Crowdfunding Benefit Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Investors?

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research No. 2971685, The Wharton School Research Paper
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 May 2017 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
Downloads 623
3.

Returns to Education in Criminal Organizations: Did Going to College Help Michael Corleone?

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Essex, University of California, Merced - School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts and University of Turin - Collegio Carlo Alberto
Downloads 510
4.

Economic Leadership and Growth

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 03 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University - D’Amore-McKim School of Business
Downloads 489
5.

Adventures in Higher Education, Happiness, and Mindfulness

7(2) British Journal of American Legal Studies 425-84 (2018), U of Colorado Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 19-12
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 24 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 03 May 2019
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado Law School
Downloads 475
6.

Do Pimples Pay? Acne, Human Capital, and the Labor Market

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 May 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
Emory University - Department of Economics and Ball State University - Department of Economics
Downloads 383
7.

The Economic Impact of Higher Education Institutions in Ireland: Evidence from Disaggregated Input Output Tables.

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2014
Working Paper Series
Trinity College (Dublin) - School of Business Studies, Institute for Policy Research (IPR), University of Bath and Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin
Downloads 376
8.

The Effects of the Informal Sector on Income of the Poor in Russia

May 2013, Volume 111, Issue 3, pp 855-866. DOI: 10.1007/s11205-012-0037-5
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 19 May 2012 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Downloads 330
9.

Can MOOC Programs Improve Student Employment Prospects?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health and Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Downloads 263
10.

The Rationale for Fundamental Pension Reform in the Germany and the United States: An Assessment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 510
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Aug 2001
Working Paper Series
Brookings Institution
Downloads 227
11.

Scientific Education and Innovation: From Technical Diplomas to University STEM Degrees

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 25 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of California - Los Angeles
Downloads 199
12.

Job Mobility and Sorting: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Downloads 196
13.

Attorneys' Career Dissatisfaction in the New Normal

Texas A&M University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-47, AccessLex Institute Research Paper No. 17-05, International Journal of the Legal Profession, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Texas A&M University School of Law and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Downloads 188
15.

Are College Education and Job Experience Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Hedge Fund Portfolio Performance

28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
Working Paper Series
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Accounting and Finance, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School at Newark & New Brunswick, Rutgers Business School and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers Business School at Newark & New Brunswick
Downloads 160
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The Effects of School Construction on Student and District Outcomes: Evidence from a State-Funded Program in Ohio

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Nov 2015
Working Paper Series
Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 150
17.

Amnesties, Settlements and Optimal Tax Enforcement

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 1998
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna

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Downloads 137
18.

Returns to Women's Education Using Optimal IV Selection

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2018
Working Paper Series
Monash University - Department of Econometrics & Business Statistics, Monash University, Monash University and KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Downloads 133
19.

The Expansion of Higher Education in Colombia: Bad Students or Bad Programs?

Documento CEDE No. 2017-13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
Universidad de los Andes, Colombia - Department of Economics, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Research Department and Brown University
Downloads 126
20.

Reshaping Aspirations: The Effects of the Great Recession on College Major Choice

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Loyola Marymount University
Downloads 123
21.

The Effect of Superstar Firms on College Major Choice

9th Miami Behavioral Finance Conference 2018
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 15 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - CUHK Business School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST) - Department of Finance

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Downloads 122
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A Theory of Inefficient College Entry and Excessive Student Debt

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2017
Working Paper Series
Bocconi University - Department of Finance and Elon University
Downloads 121
23.

Multilingualism and the Decline of French in Quebec

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Nov 2016
Working Paper Series
Queen's University (Canada), Faculty of Arts & Science, Department of Economics, Students and Bates College
Downloads 119
24.

The Returns to College Persistence for Marginal Students: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from University Dismissal Policies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9799
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Illinois at Chicago, Georgia State University and Temple University - Department of Economics
Downloads 119
25.

A Harming Hand: The Predatory Implications of Government Backed Student Loans

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2018
Working Paper Series
University of Georgia - Department of Finance
Downloads 115
26.

Free Primary Education, Fertility, and Women's Access to the Labor Market: Evidence from Ethiopia

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 14 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2018
Working Paper Series
Bates College

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Downloads 115
27.

The Impact of Education on Political Ideology: Evidence from European Compulsory Education Reforms

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Sep 2016
Working Paper Series
Marquette University
Downloads 115
28.

Borrowing Arrangements and Returns to College Education

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Nov 2018
Working Paper Series
Jain Family Institute and Better Future Forward
Downloads 108
29.

Financing Higher Education in a Constrained Economic Environment: The Argument Against Income Contingent Loans in Ireland

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Apr 2017
Working Paper Series
Dublin City University Business School and Institute for Policy Research (IPR), University of Bath
Downloads 103
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A Society Divided: How Unequal Education Quality Limits Social Mobility in South Africa

Synthesis report for the Programme to Support Pro-Poor Policy Development (PSPPD). Stellenbosch, February 2017
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 May 2017 Last Revised: 29 May 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Stellenbosch University - Department of Economics, Stellenbosch University and Stellenbosch University
Downloads 102
31.

Workplace Heterogeneity and the Returns to Versatility

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Downloads 98
32.

Skills, Job Mobility and Productive Efficiency

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Working Paper Series
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Downloads 93
33.

Major Malfunction: A Field Experiment Correcting Undergraduates' Beliefs about Salaries

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 May 2017 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2019
Working Paper Series
Harvard University
Downloads 91
34.

Educational Mismatch, Work Outcomes, and Entry into Entrepreneurship

Forthcoming in Organization Science July/August 2016
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 05 Aug 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Mercer University - Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics and ESMT European School of Management and Technology
Downloads 89
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Public Education & Civic Responsibility in a Constrained Financial Environment. The Argument Against Income Contingent Loans in Ireland for Higher Education Financing

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Mar 2017
Working Paper Series
Institute for Policy Research (IPR), University of Bath and Dublin City University Business School
Downloads 89
36.

Parental Beliefs About Returns to Educational Investments - The Later the Better?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
University College London - Department of Economics and University of Cambridge - Cambridge-INET Institute
Downloads 86
37.

University Selectivity and the Graduate Wage Premium: Evidence from the UK

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10536
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Dundee
Downloads 86
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The Private and Social Benefits of Double Majors

Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 16-16, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 16-31
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Saint Lawrence University - Department of Economics and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 84
39.

Mainstreaming Therapeutic Jurisprudence in Pakistan: A Historical Discourse

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Aug 2017
Working Paper Series
Lahore High Court
Downloads 80
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The Transition From Higher Education to Professional Work: Evidence From Randomized Assignment of Engineering Majors

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2019
Working Paper Series
Northeastern University and Boston University Questrom School of Business
Downloads 78
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Putting Dollars Before Scholars? Evidence from For-Profit Charter Schools in Florida

Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID) Working Paper No. 212
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Rochester - Department of Economics
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42.

Longer School Schedules and Early Reading Skills: Effects from a Full-Day School Reform in Chile

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10282
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso and University of Manchester
Downloads 74
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On the Invention of Identity Politics: The Buraku Outcastes in Japan

Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2018
Working Paper Series
Harvard Law School
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44.

Education and Non-Cognitive Skills

Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 18-05
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 26 Mar 2018
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Economics and School of Management and Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Downloads 72
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Male Education and Domestic Violence in Turkey: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6526
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Jul 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Portsmouth and Brunel University - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 69
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Technology Diffusion, Worker Mobility and the Returns to Skill

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Jul 2015
Working Paper Series
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Downloads 68
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Separate But Unequal: The Resegregation of Louisiana Public Schools Through the School-to-Prison Pipeline

8 J. Race Gender & Poverty 102
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Southern University Law Center, Students
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The Technology Acceptance of Mobile Applications in Education

Camilleri, M.A. (2017). The Technology Acceptance of Mobile Applications in Education. In Sánchez, I.A. & Isaias, P. (Eds) 13th International Conference on Mobile Learning (Budapest, April 10th). Proceedings, pp., International Association for Development of the Information Society.,
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Malta and University of Bath - Department of Psychology
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Policing, Schooling and Human Capital Accumulation

CAEPR Working Paper No. 024-2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2016
Working Paper Series
Sabanci University
Downloads 66
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Elite Schools and Opting-In: Effects of College Selectivity on Career and Family Outcomes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2019
Working Paper Series
Virginia Tech - Department of Economics, Tulane University - Department of Economics and University of Virginia - Department of Economics

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