The Long-Term Labor Market Consequences of Graduating from College in a Bad Economy

@article{Kahn2006TheLL,
  title={The Long-Term Labor Market Consequences of Graduating from College in a Bad Economy},
  author={Lisa B. Kahn},
  journal={Labor: Human Capital},
  year={2006}
}
  • Lisa B. Kahn
  • Published 12 September 2006
  • Economics
  • Labor: Human Capital
This paper studies the labor market experiences of white-male college graduates as a function of economic conditions at time of college graduation. I use the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth whose respondents graduated from college between 1979 and 1989. I estimate the effects of both national and state economic conditions at time of college graduation on labor market outcomes for the first two decades of a career. Because timing and location of college graduation could potentially be… 

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