Prashant Kumar Loyalka

Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Economic Returns to Higher Education in the BRIC Countries and Their Implications for Higher Education Expansion

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 02/EDU/2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Feb 2012
Martin Carnoy, Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Greg V. Androushchak and Anna Proudnikova
Stanford University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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economic returns to higher education, returns to engineering education, BRIC countries, Mincer equation, age-earnings profiles

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Manufacturing Productivity with Worker Turnover

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2019
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, Apple Inc., Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, University of California, Berkeley, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) and Apple University
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Data-driven workforce planning, Empirical operations management, Employee turnover, Experience-Based Equilibrium, Production planning, Productivity, Stochastic optimization, Structural estimation

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Does Shadow Education Help Students Prepare for College?

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 15/EDU/2014
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Jan 2014
Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Andrey Zakharov
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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shadow education, private tutoring, college access, inequality, causal methods

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Exploring Dropout Rates and Causes of Dropout in Upper-Secondary Vocational Schools

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Independent, Independent, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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The Concept of Public Goods, the State, and Higher Education Finance: A View from the BRICs

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jul 2013
Martin Carnoy, Isak Froumin, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Jandhyala Tilak
Stanford University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA)
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Pay by Design: Teacher Performance Pay Design and the Distribution of Student Achievement

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 07 May 2016 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2016
Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Sean Sylvia, Chengfang Liu, James Chu and Yaojiang Shi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Renmin University of China - School of Economics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students and Shaanxi Normal University
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Teacher Performance Pay, Incentive Design, Distributional Effects

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The Impact of Conditional Cash Transfers on the Matriculation of Junior High School Students into Rural China's High Schools

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 May 2015
KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), Peking University, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Stanford University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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Conditional Cash Transfer, Voucher, Rural Education, Dropout, High School, Randomized Controlled Trial, China

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Absolute Versus Comparative Advantage: Consequences for Gender Gaps in STEM and College Access

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jan 2017
Prashant Kumar Loyalka, May Maani, Yue Qu and Sean Sylvia
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) and Renmin University of China - School of Economics
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gender, STEM, choices, instrumental variables, competition, comparative advantage

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Which Teaching Practices Improve Student Performance on High-Stakes Exams? Evidence from Russia

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 13/EDU/2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Oct 2013
Andrey Zakharov, Martin Carnoy and Prashant Kumar Loyalka
National Research University Higher School of Economics, Stanford University and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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teaching practices, curriculum, student achievement, selection bias, student fixed effect, high-stakes examinations

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Ability Tracking and Social Capital in China's Rural Secondary School System

LICOS Discussion Paper 379/2016
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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Ability Tracking, Social Capital, Interpersonal Trust, Confidence in Public Institutions, Rural Secondary Schooling

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University Expansion in the BRIC Countries and the Global Information Economy

Carnoy, M., Loyalka, P., & Froumin, I. (2013). University Expansion in the BRIC Countries and the Global Information Economy, Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 45(4), 36-43.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Martin Carnoy, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Isak Froumin
Stanford University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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The Hidden Cost of Worker Turnover: Attributing Product Reliability to the Turnover of Factory Workers

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 28 Apr 2020
Ken Moon, Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Patrick Bergemann and Joshua Cohen
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Apple University
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Data-driven workforce planning, Empirical operations management, Employee turnover, People operations, Product quality, Productivity, Quality management, Supply chain management

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The Impact of Vocational Schooling on Human Capital Development in Developing Countries: Evidence from China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7396
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Peking University, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Peking University, Shaanxi Normal University and Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students
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Educational Sciences

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Constructing Tests that Can Measure and Compare the Maths and Physics Skills of Engineering Students in Russia and China

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 28/EDU/2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
National Research University Higher School of Economics, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Stanford University, Stanford University, Educational Testing Service, Educational Testing Service and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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engineering education, BRIC countries, quality of education, cross-cultural measurement

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The Impact of a Senior High School Tuition Relief Program on Poor Junior High School Students in Rural China

Partnership for Economic Policy Working Paper No. 2013-03
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJGSU), Shaanxi Normal University, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) - LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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Tuition relief program, education program evaluation, rural China

Can Information and Counseling Help Students from Poor Rural Areas Go to High School? Evidence from China

Journal of Comparative Economics, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Peking University, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Peking University, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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Junior high school students; Randomized controlled trial; Information; Counseling; Dropout

Can Information and Counseling Help Students from Poor Rural Areas Go to High School? Evidence from China

Journal of Comparative Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Peking University, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Peking University, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies

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junior high school students, randomized controlled trial, information, counseling, dropout, educational attainment, high school, rural China

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Giving Kids a Head Start: The Impact and Mechanisms of Early Commitment of Financial Aid on Poor Students in Rural China

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Mar 2017
School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), School of Economics and Management, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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ECFA, Poor, Dropout, Academic performance, Plans after junior high

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Isolating the 'Tech' from EdTech: Experimental Evidence on Computer Assisted Learning in China

CESifo Working Paper No. 8186
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Apr 2020
Yue Ma, Robert W. Fairlie, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Scott Rozelle
Stanford University, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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computer-assisted learning, EdTech, ICT, pencil effects, student learning, educational productivity, RCT

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Does EdTech Substitute for Traditional Learning? Experimental Estimates of the Educational Production Function

NBER Working Paper No. w26967
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2020
Stanford University, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Isolating the 'Tech' from EdTech: Experimental Evidence on Computer Assisted Learning in China

NBER Working Paper No. w26953
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2020
Yue Ma, Robert W. Fairlie, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Scott Rozelle
Stanford University, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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Isolating the "Tech" from Edtech: Experimental Evidence on Computer Assisted Learning in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13080
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Mar 2020
Yue Ma, Robert W. Fairlie, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Scott Rozelle
City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) - Department of Economics & Finance, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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computer-assisted learning, EdTech, ICT, pencil effects, student learning, educational productivity, RCT

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China's Left-Behind Children: Impact of Parental Migration on Health, Nutrition, and Educational Outcomes

Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Shandong University, Renmin University of China - School of Economics, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Stanford University and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies

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Exploring the Dropout Rates and Causes of Dropout in Upper-Secondary Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Schools In China

Posted: 22 Mar 2017
School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Northwest University (China) - School of Economics and Management, Independent, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies

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Dropping Out of Rural China's Secondary Schools: A Mixed-Methods Analysis

Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Shaanxi Normal University, Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Independent, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Stanford University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies

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school dropout,China,junior high school,determinants,qualitative study,mixed methods analysis

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Educational Expectations and Dropout Behavior Among Junior High Students in Rural China

China & World Economy, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 67-85, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 May 2016
Fang Chang, Min Bin, Yaojiang Shi, Kaleigh Kenny and Prashant Kumar Loyalka
Shaanxi Normal University, Shaanxi Normal University, Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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dropout, educational expectations, junior high school, rural China

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Implementation of Teacher Training in China and its Policy Implications

China & World Economy, Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 86-104, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 May 2016
Hongyan Liu, Chengfang Liu, Fang Chang and Prashant Kumar Loyalka
Shaanxi Normal University, Peking University, Shaanxi Normal University and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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China, program implementation, teacher training

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The Impacts of Building Elite High Schools for Students from Disadvantaged Areas

Posted: 14 Jul 2013
Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Jianguo Wei, Yingquan Song, Weiping Zhong and James Chu
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University, Peking University, Peking University and Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students

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elite, high school, poor, rural, interrupted time series, China

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The Quality of Engineering Education in the BRIC Countries

Posted: 14 Jul 2013
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Stanford University, National University of Educational Planning and Administration (NUEPA) and Peking University

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higher education, engineering, BRIC, Brazil, China, India, Russia, quality

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The Effect of Schooling on Academic Achievement Across Countries with Different Systems of Tracking: Evidence from the 2009 PISA

Posted: 14 Jul 2013
Martin Carnoy, Yulia Kuzmina, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Yulia Tyumeneva
Stanford University, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National Research University Higher School of Economics

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PISA, effects of schooling, vocational, Europe, tracking

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Unequal Access to College in China: How Far Have Poor, Rural Students Been Left Behind?

Posted: 14 Jul 2013
Li Hongbin, Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Scott Rozelle, Binzhen Wu and Jieyu Xie
Tsinghua University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies, Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management and Tsinghua University - School of Economics & Management

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Inequality; College Access; Rural; Poor; China; College Expansion

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Information, College Decisions and Financial Aid: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in China

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 36, 2013
Posted: 13 Jul 2013
Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Yingquan Song, Jianguo Wei, Weiping Zhong and Scott Rozelle
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University, Peking University, Peking University and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies

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Education, financial aid, information, cluster-RCT

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How are Secondary Vocational Schools in China Measuring Up to Government Benchmarks?

China & World Economy, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 98-120, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 May 2013
Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University and Peking University
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access, China, financial aid, quality, secondary vocational school

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Impact of a Senior High School Tuition Relief Program on Poor Junior High School Students in Rural China

China & World Economy, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 80-97, 2013
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 May 2013
Xinxin Chen, Yaojiang Shi, James Chu, Di Mo, Prashant Kumar Loyalka and Scott Rozelle
Zhejiang Gongshang University (ZJGSU), Shaanxi Normal University, Stanford University, Department of Sociology, Students, Catholic University of Leuven (KUL) - Faculty of Business and Economics (FBE) - LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies
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education program evaluation, rural China, tuition relief program

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The Distribution of Financial Aid in China: Is Aid Reaching Poor Students?

China Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 4, 2012
Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Yingquan Song and Jianguo Wei
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University and Peking University

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China

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The Effect of Primary School Mergers on Academic Performance of Students in Rural China

International Journal of Educational Development, Vol. 30, No. 6, page(s) 570-585
Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Renfu Luo, Scott Rozelle and Prashant Kumar Loyalka
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Chinese Academy of Sciences - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) - Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute of International Studies and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

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Development, China

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The Effects of Attending Selective College Tiers in China

Social Science Research , Vol. 41, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Prashant Kumar Loyalka, Yingquan Song and Jianguo Wei
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Peking University and Peking University

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Education, China