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School Quality and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement

David H. Autor, David N. Figlio, Krzysztof Karbownik, Jeffrey Roth, Melanie Wasserman

NBER Working Paper No. 21908
Issued in January 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank seminar participants at AEA session for valuable comments. Autor acknowledges support from the Russell Sage Foundation (Grant #85-12-07). Figlio and Roth acknowledge support from the National Science Foundation and the Institute for Education Sciences (CALDER grant), and Figlio acknowledges support from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Wasserman acknowledges support from the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and the National Institute on Aging, Grant #T32-AG000186. We are grateful to the Florida Departments of Education and Health for providing the de-identified, matched data used in this analysis. The conclusions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not represent the positions of the Florida Departments of Education and Health, those of our funders, or those of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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