Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? : Enrollment, Graduation, and Dropout Rates in Latin America

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Bassi, Marina; Busso, Matías; Muñoz, Juan Sebastián;
  • Publisher: Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) La Plata
  • Subject: secondary school, graduation, enrollment, dropout | I21 | I24 | O54 | enrollment | graduation | Educación | dropout | Latin America | Secondary school | Ciencias Económicas | enseñanza secundaria
    • jel: jel:I21, I24, O54 | jel:I21 | jel:I24 | jel:O54
      ddc: ddc:330

We use 292 household surveys from 18 Latin American countries to document patterns in secondary school graduation rates over the period 1990-2010. We find that enrollment and graduation rates increased during that period while dropout rates decreased. We provide two typ... View more
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