On the sources of the black-white test score gap in Europe

Eleonora Patacchini, Yves Zenou

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Differences between black and white students in Britain are investigated. If black parents would invest in education as much as white parents do, the racial test score gap in mathematics and reading would be reduced by 7 and 9%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)49-52
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2009


  • Education
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Oaxaca decomposition
  • Parental involvement

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