The labour market effects of the polish educational reform of 1999

Drucker, Luca Flóra and Horn, Dániel and Jakubowski, Maciej (2022) The labour market effects of the polish educational reform of 1999. JOURNAL FOR LABOUR MARKET RESEARCH, 56 (1). ISSN 2510-5019

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We estimate the effect of the 1999 education reform in Poland on employment and earnings. The 1999 education reform in Poland replaced the previous 8 years of general and 3/4/5 years of tracked secondary education with 9 years of general and 3/3/4 years of tracked upper-secondary education. The reform also introduced new curricula, national examinations, teacher standards, and a transparent financing scheme. Our identification strategy relies on a difference-in-differences approach using a quasi-panel of pooled year-of-survey and age-of-respondent observations from the Polish sample of the EU-SILC database. The results indicate that the reform has increased employment probability (by around 3 percentage points) and earnings (by around 4%).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences / társadalomtudományok > HD Industries. Land use. Labor / ipar, földhasználat, munkaügy > HD3 Labor / munkaügy > HD31 Employment / munkaerőpiac
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Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2022 14:08
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2022 14:08

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