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January 30, 2013

The importance of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation for measuring IQ

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This research provides an economic model of the way people behave during an IQ test.

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January 29, 2013

Teacher evaluations and pupil achievement: Evidence from classroom observations

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This paper investigates the relationship between teacher evaluations, conducted by trained evaluators, and pupil performance in primary education in a large city in the Netherlands.

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January 29, 2013

Evaluatie pilot investeren in kwaliteit leraren

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This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation.

January 21, 2013

Why Did the Netherlands Develop so Early? The Legacy of the Brethren of the Common Life

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In many Dutch cities there are Geert Groote schools. This is no coincidence, because Geert Groote's (1340-1384) ideas form the foundation of modern education in the Netherlands and many other countries.

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January 18, 2013

Deelname-effecten van de invoering van het sociaal leenstelsel in de bachelor- en masterfase

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This document is in Dutch, there is no English translation.

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November 21, 2012

Does intensive coaching reduce school dropout?

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This paper investigates the effect of coaching in vocational education on school dropout using data from a randomized experiment.

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November 16, 2012

The value of a well-designed EU Patent

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After decades of negotiations, a single patent for the European Union (EU) is at last within reach.

November 16, 2012

Market size, institutions, and the value of rights provided by patents

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This CPB Discussion Paper presents micro-evidence indicating that the value of patent rights for a given technology show substantial variation across countries.

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