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Long-Term Orientation and Educational Performance
We use remarkable population-level administrative education and birth records from Florida to study the role of Long-Term Orientation on the educational attainment of immigrant students living in the US. Controlling for the quality of schools and individual characteristics, students from countries with long term oriented attitudes perform better than students from cultures that do not emphasize the importance of delayed gratification. These students perform better in third grade reading anddoi:10.3386/w22541 fatcat:sb44nonftnb6bbycqvh5a6jpw4