A second chance at education for early school leavers

Despite efforts to engage youth in education, there have been only modest improvements in the rates of school completion across OECD countries since the mid-1990s. These modest improvements underline the importance of programs that encourage early school leavers to return to post-school education. The objective of this paper is to better understand the factors that affect the chances of re-engaging early school leavers in education, with a particular focus on the importance of time out from school (duration dependence) and school-related factors. Using data from three cohorts of the Longitudin ... Show more

Authors: Polidano, Cain; Tabasso, Domenico; Tseng, Yi-Ping

Published: Bonn, Germany, IZA, 2012

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 38 p.

Access item: http://ftp.iza.org/dp6769.pdf

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