Replication data for: Gender, Competitiveness, and Study Choices in High School: Evidence from Switzerland

Thomas Buser, Stefan C. Wolter & Noemi Peter
Willingness to compete has been found to predict individual and gender differences in educational choices and labor market outcomes. We provide further evidence for this relationship by linking Swiss students' Baccalaureate school (high school) specialization choices to an experimental measure of willingness to compete. Boys are more likely to specialize in math in Baccalaureate school. In line with previous findings, competitive students are more likely to choose a math specialization. Boys are more likely to...
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