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Unawareness and selective disclosure: The effect of school quality information on property prices

Haisken-DeNew, John; Hasan, Syed; Jha, Nikhil; Sinning, Mathias

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The Australian Government launched the "My School" website in 2010 to provide standardised information about the quality of schools to the Australian public. This paper combines data from this website with home sales data for the state of Victoria to estimate the effect of the publication of school quality information on property prices. We use a difference-in-difference approach to estimate the causal effect of the release of information about high-quality and low-quality schools relative to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/139172
Source: Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization
DOI: 10.1016/j.jebo.2017.11.015

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