Investment in second-chance education for adults and income development in Sweden

This article investigates the relation between the second chance of increase in formal education amongst low-educated adults in Sweden and long-term wage development. Despite the awareness of the role of education for employability and individuals' overall life chances, surprisingly few studies have investigated the wage effects of second-chance education for adults. Research contributions referring to long-term effects of such educational investment are particularly limited. In this study, [the authors] use a longitudinal register database compiled by Statistics Sweden where [the authors] fol ... Show more

Authors: Nordlund, Madelene; Stehlik, Tom; Strandh, Mattias

Published: Abingdon, England, Taylor and Francis, 2013

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