Education Working Paper No. 6  September 2004


The Teachability Index: Can Disadvantaged Students Learn?

Table 3: The Economics Index

Year

Economics

Income

Poverty

1970

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

1971

-0.1%

-0.2%

0.0%

1972

4.5%

4.6%

4.3%

1973

6.9%

6.8%

7.1%

1974

6.5%

4.0%

9.0%

1975

3.4%

2.1%

4.7%

1976

6.3%

5.3%

7.2%

1977

6.3%

5.9%

6.7%

1978

11.4%

11.9%

10.9%

1979

12.8%

13.6%

12.0%

1980

8.8%

9.8%

7.8%

1981

5.8%

6.9%

4.6%

1982

2.2%

5.6%

-1.2%

1983

1.9%

6.4%

-2.6%

1984

5.4%

10.0%

0.8%

1985

6.9%

11.7%

2.1%

1986

10.7%

16.5%

4.9%

1987

11.6%

18.5%

4.8%

1988

12.3%

18.8%

5.7%

1989

14.5%

21.1%

7.9%

1990

13.0%

19.2%

6.8%

1991

9.5%

16.9%

2.0%

1992

7.0%

16.1%

-2.0%

1993

5.8%

14.5%

-2.9%

1994

9.5%

17.6%

1.5%

1995

13.8%

20.3%

7.4%

1996

13.9%

22.0%

5.8%

1997

17.7%

25.8%

9.6%

1998

21.2%

30.1%

12.3%

1999

25.2%

33.5%

17.0%

2000

26.9%

33.9%

20.0%

2001

23.9%

32.0%

15.9%

Figure 3: The Economics Index

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