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Economics of Education Review

Volume 25, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Cohort changes in the transition from school to work: Evidence from three NLS surveys

    Marigee Bacolod & V. Joseph Hotz

    This study examines the changes in the school-to-work transition of young adults in the United States over the latter part of the twentieth century. Their transition is portrayed using data from... More

    pp. 351-373

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  2. School-to-career programs and transitions to employment and higher education

    David Neumark & Donna Rothstein

    The 1994 federal School-to-Work Opportunities Act (STWOA) provided more than $1.5 billion over 5 years to support increased career preparation activities in the country's public schools. A new... More

    pp. 374-393

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  3. Smoothing the transition to college? The effect of Tech-Prep programs on educational attainment

    Stephanie Riegg Cellini

    By promoting articulation agreements between high schools and community colleges, Tech-Prep programs aim to smooth the transition to college for the middle majority of US high school students. This... More

    pp. 394-411

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  4. Educational outcomes of labor-market linking and job placement for students at public and private 2-year colleges

    Ann E. Person & James E. Rosenbaum

    While much research has examined how education influences work outcomes, fewer scholars have questioned whether or how school–labor market relationships might influence educational outcomes. With... More

    pp. 412-429

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  5. Do gains in test scores explain labor market outcomes?

    Heather Rose

    Using data from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988, this article investigates whether students who made relatively large test score gains during high school had larger earnings 7... More

    pp. 430-446

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  6. Alternative school policies and the benefits of general cognitive skills

    Eric A. Hanushek

    School policy debates vacillate between policies emphasizing improvement in general skills and those aimed at strengthening the linkages between schools and the workplace. While these policies do... More

    pp. 447-462

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