The Relative Impact of the GED on Labor Market Outcomes for the Formerly Incarcerated

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This paper shows that while incarceration is associated with economic losses, the economic benefits associated with a GED may be nearly twice as large for high school dropouts that have been incarcerated than for dropouts who have not been incarcerated. My results, though imprecisely estimated, suggest that this relationship may be one of correlation… (More)

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@inproceedings{Vandenberg2017TheRI, title={The Relative Impact of the GED on Labor Market Outcomes for the Formerly Incarcerated}, author={Sally Vandenberg and David Bjerk}, year={2017} }