Do youth mentoring programs change the perspectives and improve the life opportunities of at-risk youth?

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Núria Rodríguez-Planas;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Journal: issue May,pages1-10
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15185/izawol.62
  • Subject: at-risk youth | at-risk youth, noncognitive skills, social barriers, resilience | I22 | I21 | social barriers | J24 | I28 | noncognitive skills | C93 | resilience
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:C93 | jel:J24 | jel:I22 | jel:I28
      ddc: ddc:330

Mentoring programs such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of America have been providing positive role models and building social skills for more than a century. However, most formal mentoring programs are relatively novel and researchers have only recently begun to rigorousl... View more
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