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Author: Grimes, Paul W.
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1. Register, Charles A.
Williams, Donald R.
Grimes, Paul W.
Adolescent Drug Use and Educational Attainment
Education Economics 9,1 (April 2001): 1-18.
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Carfax Publishing Company ==> Taylor & Francis
Keyword(s): Drug Use; Educational Attainment; Higher Education; Human Capital; Racial Differences; Schooling

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Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey Youth Cohort, estimates probability of drug use (illicit drugs, hard drugs, and marijuana only) across racial groups in relation to formal educational attainment. Adolescent drug use (in all three categories) reduces their educational attainment by about 1 year. (Contains 21 references.) (MLH)
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Register, Charles A., Donald R. Williams and Paul W. Grimes. "Adolescent Drug Use and Educational Attainment." Education Economics 9,1 (April 2001): 1-18.