Life-cycle educational choices in a system with early tracking and 'second chance' options

[The authors] study life-cycle educational transitions in the German education system which is characterized by early tracking and institutionalized branches of academic and vocational training, but with the possibility to revise earlier decisions at later stages. [The authors'] econometric model covers all major transitions ranging from primary education through secondary schooling to different forms of tertiary education and vocational training. [The authors] consider the role of previous decisions and background characteristics at each decision node and also study 'indirect' routes through ... Show more

Authors: Biewen, Martin; Tapalaga, Madalina

Published: Oxford, England, Elsevier, 2017

Resource type: Article

Access item: Request Item from NCVERPublisher or alternative source

Show more

Download files

No attachments