Investigación

Causal Effects of Single-Sex Schools on College Entrance Exams and College Attendance: Random Assignment in Seoul High Schools [2012]

    Causal Effects of Single-Sex Schools on College Entrance Exams and College Attendance: Random Assignment in Seoul High Schools.   Hyunjoon Park, University of Pennsylvania, hypark@sas.upenn.edu Jere R. Behrman, University of Pennsylvania, jbehrman@econ.upenn.edu Jaesung Choi,…

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The Distance Between Mars and Venus: Measuring Global Sex Differences in Personality [IT] [2012]

Marco Del Giudice1, Tom Booth2, Paul Irwing2 1 Department of Psychology, University of Turin, Torino, Italy, 2 Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom Abstract  Background Sex differences in personality are believed to be comparatively small.…

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Single sex environments and gender differences in risk aversion [UK] [2011]

Alison Booth and her colleagues have studied competitiveness and risk taking among girls over the past few years. In this study Booth, Cardona Sosa and Nolan (2011) explored whether single-sex classes within coeducational environments modify risk-taking attitudes. They were particularly interested…

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Gender Differences in Risk Aversion: Do Single-Sex Environments Affect their Development? [UK] [2011]

ABSTRACT Single-sex classes within coeducational environments are likely to modify students’ risktaking attitudes in economically important ways. To test this, we designed a controlled experiment using first year college students who made choices over real-stakes lotteries at two distinct dates.…

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David Chadwell habla del artículo aparecido en SCIENCE

Comentarios de David Chadwell sobre el artículo aparecido en la revista SCIENCE el 23-9-2011 titulado "The Pseudoscienceof Single-Sex Schooling".   1. El artículo, como tal, NO es un estudio. Los autores están haciendo una declaración política argumentando en contra de la educación…

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