Migration and Human Capital Formation : Theory and Evidence From the U.S. High School Movement

Theory and Evidence From the U.S. High School Movement

Migration and Human Capital Formation : Theory and Evidence From the U.S. High School Movement
In 1910, 12 percent of American 14-17 year olds were enrolled in high school; by 1930, enrollment had increased to 50 percent; enrollment in Britain was 12 percent in 1950. This paper argues that by increasing the skill premium, the massive inflows of European unskilled immigrants at the turn of the twentieth century engendered America's sharp... READ MORE...

Publication date: July 2002
ISBN 9781451854626
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