Spillover Impacts on Education from Employment Guarantees and Educational Investment Responses to Economic Opportunity: Evidence from Indian Road Construction
For most young people and their parents who live in high-income countries, the decision to attend school is an easy one. School is universally available and free through high school, schooling is mandatory through the age of 16, and most jobs require at least a high school degree. Dropping out of school all but ensures a lifetime of relatively low income.
Topics: Early Childhood Education, Economic Mobility & Poverty, Employment & Wages, Health care, K-12 Education