Contributor(s)

Jacqui Motroni, Sheila Palma, Northeastern University - Center for Labor Market Studies

Abstract

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.

Notes

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.

Keywords

high school dropouts, employment analysis

Subject Categories

High school dropouts - Massachusetts

Disciplines

Labor Economics

Publisher

Northeastern University

Publication Date

1-2007

Rights Holder

Northeastern University

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