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The Effects of Grade Inflation on Student Evaluation and Performance

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Grades have been on the rise on most college and university campuses. This fact is clearly revealed in the upward trend of grades during the period 1960 to 1969 in Figure 6.1 below. It is also revealed in this quote from a national news magazine:

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  1. J. Paul Combs and Ricahrd B. McKenzie, “The Empirical of Grade Inflation on Student Evaluations and Performance,” (Boone, N.C.: Economics Department, Appalachian State University, 1975 ).

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McKenzie, R.B. (1979). The Effects of Grade Inflation on Student Evaluation and Performance. In: The political economy of the educational process. Studies in Public choice, vol 2. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-009-9242-9_6

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