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Replication data for: Ready for Boarding? The Effects of a Boarding School for Disadvantaged Students

Version
V0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Behaghel, Luc
  • de Chaisemartin, Clément
  • Gurgand, Marc
Publication Date
2017-01-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Boarding schools substitute school to home, but little is known on the effects this substitution produces on students. We present results of an experiment in which seats in a boarding school for disadvantaged students were randomly allocated. Boarders enjoy better studying conditions than control students. However, they start outperforming control students in mathematics only two years after admission, and this effect mostly comes from strong students. Boarders initially experience lower levels of well-being but then adjust. This suggests that substituting school to home is disruptive: only strong students benefit from the school, once they have adapted to their new environment.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.20150090 (Text)
Publications
  • Behaghel, Luc, Clément de Chaisemartin, and Marc Gurgand. “Ready for Boarding? The Effects of a Boarding School for Disadvantaged Students.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 9, no. 1 (January 2017): 140–64. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.20150090.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.20150090 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Behaghel, Luc; de Chaisemartin, Clément; Gurgand, Marc (2017): Replication data for: Ready for Boarding? The Effects of a Boarding School for Disadvantaged Students. Version: V0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113640