How Learning About One's Ability Affects Educational Investments: Evidence from the Advanced Placement Program
Mathematica Policy Research Reports from Mathematica Policy Research
In 2013, students who scored high enough on the PSAT received a message about their potential to succeed in Advanced Placement coursework. Students who received the message were 49 percentage points more likely to participate in AP classes, but only if they were prompted by a survey to look for the message.
Keywords: Advanced Placement; PSAT; behavioral insights; regression discontinuity (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-edu
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
https://www.mathematica.org/-/media/publications/p ... investments-wp52.pdf (application/pdf)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:mpr:mprres:307d565f1bf14eb88080718473ec884e
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in Mathematica Policy Research Reports from Mathematica Policy Research Mathematica Policy Research P.O. Box 2393 Princeton, NJ 08543-2393 Attn: Communications. Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Joanne Pfleiderer ().