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Math matters! The importance of mathematical and verbal skills for degree performance / Judith M. Delaney (Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), UCL and IZA), Paul J. Devereux (University College Dublin, NHH, CEPR and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics
VerfasserDelaney, Judith ; Devereux, Paul J.
KörperschaftForschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
ErschienenBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics, November 2019
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SerieDiscussion paper ; no. 12768
URNurn:nbn:de:hbz:5:2-204288 
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We find that mathematics skills have a stronger relationship to university performance than verbal skills. While both are predictive of degree completion and class of degree obtained, mathematics skills have a larger effect, and are particularly predictive of achieving a first-class honours degree and of high achievement in STEM courses.