Quotation Marchenko, Maria. 2019. Endogenous Shocks in Social Networks: Exam Failures and Friends' Future Performance.


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Exam failures of the students in a specific network may influence not only the future performance of the student but also all students from their friendship networks, affecting the overall cohort's performance. Therefore, it is crucial to understand how the whole network responses to failure. The difficulty of such analysis is incorporated in the probability of the failures being highly endogenous. In this paper, I am applying the novel identification and estimation approach to deal with such endogeneity. I am exploring the dynamic data on the students' networks in HSE, Nizhniy Novgorod. The results suggest that, on average, the exam failure of the friend have a negative effect on future performance.

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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Working/discussion paper, preprint
Language English
Title Endogenous Shocks in Social Networks: Exam Failures and Friends' Future Performance
Year 2019
URL http://epub.wu.ac.at/7100/
JEL C21, C49, I21

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Marchenko, Maria (Details)
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Institute for Labor Economics IN (Details)
Research areas (Ă–STAT Classification 'Statistik Austria')
1162 Statistics (Details)
5304 Labour market research (Details)
5323 Econometrics (Details)
5362 Cultural economics (Details)
5803 Educational research (Details)
5804 Educational economy (Details)
5902 Labour market research (Details)
5906 Educational economy (Details)
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