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The effect of social trust on achievement test performance of students in Japan

Yamamura, Eiji (2010): The effect of social trust on achievement test performance of students in Japan.

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Abstract

Empirical results using Japanese data suggest that social trust improves student language and mathematics achievement test scores in primary and junior high school. After controlling for endogeneity bias, social trust had a greater effect on scores for primary school students than on scores for junior high school students.

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