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ERIC Number: EJ594813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-7757
Trends in the Payoff to Academic and Occupation-Specific Skills: The Short and Medium Run Returns to Academic and Vocational High School Courses for Non-college-bound Students.
Mane, Ferran
Economics of Education Review, v18 n4 p417-37 Oct 1999
Using data from three longitudinal surveys of American high school students, shows that vocational courses helped noncollege-bound students start their work life more successfully. Short- and medium-term payoffs to vocational courses rose substantially between 1972 and 1980 and remained high in 1992. Job-specific skills are valuable. (26 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972