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Expanding School Resources and Increasing Time on Task: Effects of a Policy Experiment in Israel on Student Academic Achievement and Behavior

Victor Lavy

NBER Working Paper No. 18369
Issued in September 2012

---- Acknowledgements ----

Special thanks go to Adi Shani, Netta Porzycki, Asaf Kott and Boaz Abramson for outstanding research assistance. I benefited from comments and suggestions by Arthur Blouin, S. Dynarski, Brian Jacob, Karen Brandon, Michael Freedman, Daniele Paserman, Yona Rubinstein, Tali Regev, Analia Schlosser, four anonymous referees of this journal and seminar participants at Hebrew University, ITAU conference in Rio de Janeiro, LSE, Spain Ministry of Education in Madrid, National University of Singapore, Paris School of Economics, Tel Aviv University, University of Barcelona, and University of Warwick. I acknowledge financial support for this project from the European Research Council through ERC Advance Grant 323439, CAGE at Warwick and the Falk Institute. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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