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Labour market consequences of a high school diploma

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This article compares the labour market outcomes of high school dropouts to high school graduates who did not enrol into higher education, but immediately entered the labour market. Using parental educational background as an instrument on a rich administrative dataset in the Flemish Region of Belgium, we find no returns to a high school diploma on average. However, these results hide considerable heterogeneity by gender and educational track. While females and individuals in vocational educa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/00036846.2018.1543939

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3311-6056
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0505-8642
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis
Journal:
Applied Economics More from this journal
Volume:
51
Issue:
21
Pages:
2313-2325
Publication date:
2018-12-02
Acceptance date:
2018-06-25
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EISSN:
1466-4283
ISSN:
0003-6846
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1113008
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pubs:1113008
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2020-06-18

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