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Learning and earning in the middle, part I: national studies of pre-baccalaureate education


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  • Grubb, W. Norton, 2002. "Learning and earning in the middle, part I: national studies of pre-baccalaureate education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 299-321, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecoedu:v:21:y:2002:i:4:p:299-321

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