An assessment of the labor market, income, health, social, civic and fiscal consequences of dropping out of high school

Title:
An assessment of the labor market, income, health, social, civic and fiscal consequences of dropping out of high school : findings for Massachusetts adults in the 21st century
Creator:
Sum, Andrew (Author)
Khatiwada, Ishwar (Author)
McLaughlin, Joseph (Author)
Tobar, Paulo (Author)
Contributor:
Jacqui Motroni, Sheila Palma, Northeastern University - Center for Labor Market Studies (Contributor)
Language:
English
Publisher:
Northeastern University, January 01, 2007
Type of resource:
Text
Genre:
Reports
Format:
electronic
Digital origin:
born digital
Abstract/Description:

This report is designed to provide the members of the Group as well as local public policymakers, educators, and the public at large with information on the labor market, income, health, family, criminal justice, and fiscal consequences of dropping out of high school in Boston and the state of Massachusetts as a whole. A wide array of measures of the labor market, income, crime,health, and other outcomes of high school dropouts and other educational groups are used to present our case.

Comments:

This report was published in January 2007 and prepared for the Boston Youth Transition Funders Group, Boston, MA by the Center for Labor Market Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Subjects and keywords:
High school dropouts - Massachusetts
high school dropouts
employment analysis
Labor Economics
Permanent URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/2047/d10015280

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