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Horn, D., Kiss, H. J., & Lénárd, T:How social gap in non-cognitive skills predict inequalities in education – an exploratory study

Between March 2018 and March 2020, we visited 71 school groups (classes) in 10 Hungarian schools to measure time, risk, social and competitive preferences (the so-called non-cognitive skills) of 1276 secondary school students using incentivized laboratory experimental tasks. Our research aims to look at how the different preferences associate with school performance on the individual as well as on the group level, and also to see whether there is any heterogeneity (gender and social status) in these associations.