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The good, the bad, and the average: evidence of ability peer effects in schools

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Does it matter who you went to school with? This column presents evidence from England suggesting strong peer influence among secondary school classmates. But the effects vary with gender and ability. Girls significantly benefit from more interactions with very bright peers, whereas it can impair boys – especially those with higher ability.

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/30816/

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