Does the Living Conditions and Studying Skills Matter for University Students’ Academic Performance? Evidence From Azerbaijan
Aliyev, K. (2015). Does the living conditions and studying skills matter for university students' academic performance? Evidence from Azerbaijan. Journal of Qafqaz University, 3(2), 138-147.
10 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2020
Date Written: 2015
The aim of this research is to empirical evaluation of the role of living conditions and studying skills over students’ academic performance. For this purpose, author uses multi-variable regression model over cross-sectional data with OLS estimation method. Employed data is obtained from survey implemented among Qafqaz University students in Azerbaijan. Taken sample is representative of whole population according to the Chi-Square test results. Research findings provide evidence that people-to-rooms ratio and distance insignificantly affect the SGPA while living with family has significant role over students’ academic performance. Note-taking and use of internet has insignificant positive effect. Moreover, research reveals that studying strategy for the exams strongly matter for students’ academic performance. Research findings are useful for policy purposes towards developing qualitative education in Azerbaijan.
Keywords: SGPA; Living Conditions; Studying Skills; Empirical Analysis
JEL Classification: I21; I23
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