ERIC Number: EJ627888
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Adolescent Drug Use and Educational Attainment.
Register, Charles A.; Williams, Donald R.; Grimes, Paul W.
Education Economics, v9 n1 p1-18 Apr 2001
Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey Youth Cohort, estimates probability of drug use (illicit drugs, hard drugs, and marijuana only) across racial groups in relation to formal educational attainment. Adolescent drug use (in all three categories) reduces their educational attainment by about 1 year. (Contains 21 references.) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Survey of Youth