School Effects and Labor Market Outcomes for Young Adults in the 1980s and 1990s
AbstractThis study examines high school effects on the labor market success of young adults, above and beyond individual and family characteristics. We employ data from two longitudinal, nationally probability samples: the National Longitudinal Study and the High School and Beyond study and the 5th and 4th follow-up studies respectively. We employ multi-level models and adjust for selection into the labor force. Our findings reveal that there are differential, enduring school effects on future earnings for individuals attending different schools.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Discussion Papers with number 671.
Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2002
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Publication status: published in: Applied Economics Quarterly, 49 (1), 2003, 5-22
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- A2 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
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- C3 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
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