Economics & Business Seminar Series Events Publication
- E&BSS: Assessing the Impact of the Maternity Capital Policy in Russia - Fabian Slonimczyk (ICEF)
- E&BSS: Microfinance, poverty and education - Ralph De Haas (EBRD, London)
- E&BSS: Early School Exposure, Test Scores, and Noncognitive Outcomes - Thomas Cornelissen, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), UCL
- E&BSS: Are the Inflation Rates from the New EU Member States Ready for ECB Managing? - Juan Carlos Cuestas (University of Sheffield)
- E&BSS: ‘Black Spots’ in Capital Structure Studies: The Case of Non-Existing Debt - Eugene Nivorozhkin (UCL SSEES)
- E&BSS: The European Financial Crisis-What Next? - Yumei Ji (UCL SSEES)
- Special Event: ‘Stuck in Transition’? EBRD-SSEES Transition Report Launch 2013
- E&BSS: Foreign Languages and Trade - Dr Jan Fidrmuc (Brunel University)
- E&BSS: Planning peace. Development policies in postwar Europe and the birth of development economics - Michele Alacevich (Columbia University, USA)
- E&BSS: Financial integration in Europe: Has the model failed for the 'periphery economies’? - Max Watson (Wolfson College, University of Oxford)
- E&BSS: Bank Lending and Firm Innovation: Evidence from Russia - Ralph De Haas (EBRD, UK)
- E&BSS: The urban-rural divide in educational outcome: Evidence from Russia - Chiara Amini (London Metropolitan University, UK)
- E&BSS: European perspectives of Ukraine: the end of multi-vector policy? - Igor Yegorov (Institute for Economics and Forecasting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine)
- E&BSS: Foreign-owned banks and dependent financialization in Eastern Europe - Daniela Gabor (Bristol Business School, UK)
- E&BSS: A Neo-Institutional Framework To Analyse Tax Evasion by Owners-Managers in the Transition Business Environment - Tomasz Mickiewicz (Aston University; ESRC Enterprise Research Centre, UK)
- E&BSS: Corruption and management practices. Firm-level evidence - Daphne Athanasouli (UCL SSEES)
- E&BSS: The Joint Impact of Labour market Policies and Crises on Total and Youth Unemployment in Europe - Silvia Dal Bianco, London Metropolitan University, UK
We argue that corruption can decrease aggregate productivity by deteriorating firm management practices. More...
Starts: Mar 18, 2014 5:00:00 PM
E&BSS: The urban-rural divide in educational outcome: Evidence from Russia - Chiara Amini (London Metropolitan University, UK)
This paper analyses the differences in educational achievement between urban and rural Russian secondary school students using data from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) surveys. More...
Starts: Feb 11, 2014 5:30:00 PM
E&BSS: Early School Exposure, Test Scores, and Noncognitive Outcomes - Thomas Cornelissen, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), UCL
Publication date: Oct 23, 2013 12:32:00 PM
Start: Oct 29, 2013 5:00:00 PM
Location: Room 347, SSEES, 16 Taviton Street
We estimate the effects of receiving additional early schooling before age 5 on cognitive and noncognitive outcomes, exploiting unique school-entry rules in England that cause variation in the age at school-entry and the effective length of the first school year. We find that an additional month of exposure to the first year of elementary school increases cognitive and noncognitive test scores by approximately 6–9% of a standard deviation, largely driven by boys with a disadvantaged parental background. There are still sizeable and significant effects on cognitive and noncognitive outcomes by age 7, including sociability and school enjoyment.
Thomas Cornelissen is a Postdoctoral Research Officer at the Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) within the UCL Department of Economics. His main research interest is empirical research in labour market and education economics. His publications include papers in Economics of Education Review, Labour Economics, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Economics Letters, The Stata Journal and others.
- For more details contact: Dr Svetlana Makarova