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Replication data for: Teaching Practices and Social Capital

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Algan, Yann
  • Cahuc, Pierre
  • Shleifer, Andrei
Publication Date
2013-07-01
Description
  • Abstract

    In cross-country data, teaching practices (such as copying from the board versus working on projects together) are related to various dimensions of social capital. In micro-data from three datasets, teaching practices are also strongly correlated with student beliefs about cooperation across schools within countries. To address omitted variable and reverse causality concerns, we show that, within schools, teaching practices also have an independent and sizeable effect on student beliefs. The evidence supports the idea that progressive education promotes the formation of social capital.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/app.5.3.189 (Text)
Publications
  • Algan, Yann, Pierre Cahuc, and Andrei Shleifer. “Teaching Practices and Social Capital.” American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 5, no. 3 (July 2013): 189–210. https://doi.org/10.1257/app.5.3.189.
    • ID: 10.1257/app.5.3.189 (DOI)

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

Algan, Yann; Cahuc, Pierre; Shleifer, Andrei (2013): Replication data for: Teaching Practices and Social Capital. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113858V1