A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards

This paper uses a hybrid human capital / signaling model to study grading standards in schools when tuition fees are allowed. The paper analyzes the grading standard set by a profit maximizing school and compares it with the efficient one. The paper also studies grading standards when tuition fees h...

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Autor Principal: Maldonado, Dario
Formato: Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
Lenguaje:Español (Spanish)
Publicado: Universidad del Rosario 2008
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Acceso en línea:http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10950
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spelling ir-10336-109502019-09-19T12:37:01Z A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards Maldonado, Dario Educación superior Economía Educación::Aspectos Económicos Crédito Educación - Clasificación This paper uses a hybrid human capital / signaling model to study grading standards in schools when tuition fees are allowed. The paper analyzes the grading standard set by a profit maximizing school and compares it with the efficient one. The paper also studies grading standards when tuition fees have limits. When fees are regulated a profit maximizing school will set lower grading standards than when they are not regulated. Credit constraints of families also induce schools to lower their standards. Given that in the model presented competition is not feasible, these results show the importance of regulation of grading standards. 2008 2015-10-02T16:51:54Z info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper info:eu-repo/semantics/acceptedVersion http://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/10950 spa info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess application/pdf Universidad del Rosario Facultad de Economía instname:Universidad del Rosario reponame:Repositorio Institucional EdocUR instname:Universidad del Rosario
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language Español (Spanish)
topic Educación superior
Economía
Educación::Aspectos Económicos
Crédito
Educación - Clasificación
spellingShingle Educación superior
Economía
Educación::Aspectos Económicos
Crédito
Educación - Clasificación
Maldonado, Dario
A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
description This paper uses a hybrid human capital / signaling model to study grading standards in schools when tuition fees are allowed. The paper analyzes the grading standard set by a profit maximizing school and compares it with the efficient one. The paper also studies grading standards when tuition fees have limits. When fees are regulated a profit maximizing school will set lower grading standards than when they are not regulated. Credit constraints of families also induce schools to lower their standards. Given that in the model presented competition is not feasible, these results show the importance of regulation of grading standards.
format Documento de trabajo (Working Paper)
author Maldonado, Dario
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title A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
title_short A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
title_full A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
title_fullStr A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
title_full_unstemmed A model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
title_sort model of school behavior: tuition fees and grading standards
publisher Universidad del Rosario
publishDate 2008
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