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The Effects of the Great Depression on Educational Attainment

@inproceedings{Yamashita2008TheEO,
  title={The Effects of the Great Depression on Educational Attainment},
  author={Takashi Yamashita},
  year={2008}
}
The Great Depression is one of the most tumultuous periods in U.S. history. The young were particularly hit hard as youth unemployment soared during the 1930s. This paper examines the effects of the Great Depression on the educational attainment of young adults. Identifying the effects of the Great Depression through the state-level variation in employment as individuals were turning a critical age, I find that there were negligible effects in the Great Depression’s severity on the average… 

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