ERIC Number: ED035506
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1964-Jan
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Career Placement and Economic Life Chances of Young Men from Eastern Kentucky.
Schwarzeller, Harry K.
Young men enrolled in the eighth grade during the 1949-50 school year in 11 eastern Kentucky counties were subjects of a follow-up study on the effects of migration and education on careers and opportunities. The study was limited to those individuals residing in the same 11 counties plus the Ohio Valley-Kentucky area. Some 307 subjects were interviewed during the summer of 1960. The document compares, in narrative and statistical fashion, the career levels of nonmigrants to those who migrate to industrial areas. In addition, migrant and nonmigrant comparisons are made considering the educational attainment effect on career opportunities. It is concluded that a young man who remains in eastern Kentucky enhances his economic life chances by completing high school; if he migrates, however, a high school education seems to have little effect on his level of living. A related document is ED 027 129. (DB)
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Sponsor: Economic Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Agricultural Experiment Station.