Fairness and efficiency in university admission

“My recent paper on the non-effect of fee abolition in Ireland emphasized the socio-economic gradient in secondary school attainment: low SES means low points and therefore a low probability of progressing to university. Fees are a side-issue, at best. This problem is not unique to Ireland, of course …” (more)

[Kevin Denny, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 17 June]

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  1. Fairness and efficiency in university admission (via Ninth Level Ireland) « Irishscience Says:

    […] Fairness and efficiency in university admission (via Ninth Level Ireland) June 18, 2010 Shane O'Mara Leave a comment Go to comments "My recent paper on the non-effect of fee abolition in Ireland emphasized the socio-economic gradient in secondary school attainment: low SES means low points and therefore a low probability of progressing to university. Fees are a side-issue, at best. This problem is not unique to Ireland, of course …" (more) [Kevin Denny, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 17 June] … Read More […]

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