October 22, 1997

Is High School Employment Consumption or Investment?

October 22, 1997

An article by Ruhm, C., Journal of Labor Economics, Vol.15, No.4, pp. 735-776 The research presented here challenges the view that time spent in employment hinders the long-term development of high school students. Such a view is argued to be based on non-representative samples and exaggerated claims of rapidly increasing in-school work over past decades. […]

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