ERIC Number: EJ400548
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Schooling as Experimentation: A Reappraisal of the Postsecondary Dropout Phenomenon.
Manski, Charles F.
Economics of Education Review, v8 n4 p305-12 1989
Dropping out from postsecondary schooling is widely considered a social problem. The two kinds of dropout behavior differ, since postsecondary enrollment is voluntary and high school enrollment is compulsory. This statistical study shows that the decision to enroll in college constitutes an experiment that might result in leaving college early. Includes eight references. (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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