Job Experience with Skills Certification Improves Employment for High School Dropouts

On average, across OECD countries, one in seven young people (15–29 years old) is neither employed nor pursuing education or

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Climate Change and Occupational Health—Can We Adapt?

Greenhouse gases accumulating in the earth’s atmosphere are poised to raise global temperatures considerably in a relatively short period of

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How to Increase Workplace Diversity? Start by Asking for Diverse Candidates

Many firms have set ambitious goals to increase diversity among their employees, but there is a dearth of empirical evidence

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Taking an AP Science Class in High School—Positive and Negative Effects

The AP program has been widely adopted in secondary schools, yet the evidence on the impact of taking AP courses

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The Kalamazoo Promise—Keeping Its Promise to Expand College Enrollment and Completion

More than 150 communities throughout the country have adopted place-based college scholarships, and several states now offer similar tuition-free programs

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Academic Outcomes for the Siblings of Teen Moms

When a teen mom brings a baby into the home, there might be effects on her younger siblings, but conducting

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Ending Education Apartheid in Zimbabwe Increased Education for Adolescents—And Their Children

UNESCO reports that 200 million adolescents were out of school in 2016. This missed opportunity is especially costly because secondary

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Sulfa Antibiotics for Pneumonia in Children—A Look at Later-Life Outcomes

Pneumonia infection is a leading cause of illness in children worldwide, but we know little about its long-term consequences. Economists

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Do Higher Salaries Yield Better Teachers and Better Student Outcomes?

More experienced and better qualified teachers are less likely to teach in schools that serve children from relatively poor families.

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Benefits of Smaller Classes—A Cautionary Tale

The relationship between class size and human capital is one of the most researched and debated questions in education, but

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