Why Do Students Expect to Stay Longer in College? Evidence from Europe
AbstractWe investigate the expected college completion time of European college students by using data from a survey of more than 3000 students in 10 countries. We explain observed excess time to graduation by paying special attention to labor market variables, such as unemployment, wage differentials and employment protection, and to the funding of tertiary education.
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Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: Nov 2002
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Publication status: published in: Economics Letters, 2003, 80 (2), 247-253.
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- Brunello, Giorgio & Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf, 2003. "Why do students expect to stay longer in college? Evidence from Europe," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 80(2), pages 247-253, August.
- Giorgio Brunello & Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, 2002. "Why Do Students Expect to Stay Longer in College? Evidence from Europe," Economics working papers 2002-10, Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.
- I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
- I22 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Educational Finance; Financial Aid
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- NEP-ALL-2003-01-12 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2003-01-12 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LTV-2003-01-12 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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