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Replication data for: Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Lindo, Jason M.
  • Sanders, Nicholas J.
  • Oreopoulos, Philip
Publication Date
2010-04-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We use a regression discontinuity design to examine students' responses to being placed on academic probation. Consistent with a model of introducing performance standards, we find that being placed on probation at the end of the first year discourages some students from returning to school while improving the GPAs of those who do. We find heterogeneous responses across prior academic performance, gender, and native language, and discuss these results within the context of the model. We also find negative effects on graduation rates, particularly for students with the highest high school grades. (JEL I23, J16)
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.2.2.95 (Text)
Publications
  • Lindo, Jason M, Nicholas J Sanders, and Philip Oreopoulos. “Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 2, no. 2 (April 2010): 95–117. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.2.2.95.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.2.2.95 (DOI)

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

Lindo, Jason M.; Sanders, Nicholas J.; Oreopoulos, Philip (2010): Replication data for: Ability, Gender, and Performance Standards: Evidence from Academic Probation. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113751V1