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CentrePiece article
In Brief: Gender differences in test scores
Stephen Machin and Tuomas Pekkarinen
June 2009
Paper No' CEPCP288:
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CentrePiece 14 (1) Spring 2009

Stephen Machin and Tuomas Pekkarinen explore the phenomenon of 'higher variance' in boys' educational performance relative to girls.

This article summarises 'Global Sex Differences in Test Score Variability’ by Stephen Machin and Tuomas Pekkarinen, Science 28 November 2008:Volume 322(5906): 1331-2