Wednesday, June 03, 2009

Impact of Financial Support on Study Duration and Success

The Economic Logic blog links to research on the impact of financial support on study duration and success. Daniela Glocker (DIW Berlin) uses German data and finds that the source of support matters. Institutional student aid leads to shorter study duration than, say, support by parents. The amount of financial support has no impact on duration, but improves the probability of successful completion of studies.

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