Department of Economics and Business Economics

Søren Albeck Nielsen

How to Cope with Dyslexia: The Effects of Special Education on Academic Performance, Personality Traits, and Well-being

Research output: Working paper/Preprint Working paper

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How to Cope with Dyslexia: The Effects of Special Education on Academic Performance, Personality Traits, and Well-being. / Nielsen, Søren Albeck.

Aarhus : Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University, 2021.

Research output: Working paper/Preprint Working paper

Harvard

APA

Nielsen, S. A. (2021). How to Cope with Dyslexia: The Effects of Special Education on Academic Performance, Personality Traits, and Well-being. Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University. Economics Working Papers No. 2021-13

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MLA

Nielsen, Søren Albeck How to Cope with Dyslexia: The Effects of Special Education on Academic Performance, Personality Traits, and Well-being. Aarhus: Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University. (Economics Working Papers; Journal number 2021-13). 2021., 50 p.

Vancouver

Nielsen SA. How to Cope with Dyslexia: The Effects of Special Education on Academic Performance, Personality Traits, and Well-being. Aarhus: Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University. 2021 Nov 4.

Author

Nielsen, Søren Albeck. / How to Cope with Dyslexia: The Effects of Special Education on Academic Performance, Personality Traits, and Well-being. Aarhus : Department of Economics and Business Economics, Aarhus University, 2021. (Economics Working Papers; No. 2021-13).

Bibtex

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