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High school alcohol use and young adult labor market outcomes

Author: Pinka Chatterji; Jeffrey DeSimone
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : National Bureau of Economic Research, 2006.
Series: NBER working paper series, 12529.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We estimate the relationship between 10th grade binge drinking in 1990 and labor market outcomes in 2000 among National Educational Longitudinal Survey respondents. For females, adolescent drinking and adult wages are unrelated, and negative employment effects disappear once academic achievement is held constant. For males, negative employment effects and, more strikingly, positive wage effects persist after  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pinka Chatterji; Jeffrey DeSimone
OCLC Number: 255306957
Notes: Internetausg.: http://papers.nber.org/papers/w12529.pdf - lizenzpflichtig.
Literaturverz. S. 31 - 34.
Description: 39 Seiten.
Series Title: NBER working paper series, 12529.
Responsibility: Pinka Chatterji ; Jeffrey DeSimone.

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We estimate the relationship between 10th grade binge drinking in 1990 and labor market outcomes in 2000 among National Educational Longitudinal Survey respondents. For females, adolescent drinking and adult wages are unrelated, and negative employment effects disappear once academic achievement is held constant. For males, negative employment effects and, more strikingly, positive wage effects persist after controlling for achievement as well as background characteristics, educational attainment, and adult binge drinking and family and job characteristics. Accounting for illegal drug use and other problem behaviors in 10th grade eliminates the unemployment effect, but strengthens the wage effect. As the latter is not explicable by the health, income or social capital justifications that are often used for frequently observed positive correlations between adult alcohol use and earnings, we conjecture that binge drinking conveys unobserved social skills that are rewarded by employers.

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