Secondary school dropout and work outcomes in ten developing countries
Chiara Mussida (),
Dario Sciulli () and
Marcello Signorelli ()
Journal of Policy Modeling, 2019, vol. 41, issue 4, 547-567
This paper analyzes the impact of secondary school dropout on the work outcomes of young people in ten developing countries. Understanding such a phenomenon is important because it may affect work prospects, exacerbate income inequality and determine macroeconomic lasting effects given that the formation of a skilled workforce is a key element of economic development and growth.
Keywords: School dropout; Work outcomes; Endogeneity; Developing countries; Gender (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I25 J21 J24 O12 O18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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