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The raising of the school leaving age: Returns in later life

Franz Buscha () and Matt Dickson ()

Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 117, issue 2, 389-393

Abstract: Using the recently released UK Household Longitudinal Study we examine whether the raising of the school leaving age in 1972 had a permanent impact on earnings for individuals in their early 50s.

Keywords: Returns to education; Raising of the school leaving age; Earnings; Lifecycle (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I21 I28 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.06.018

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