Too Busy for School? The Effect of Athletic Participation on Absenteeism
Cuffe, Harold E.
Waddell, Glen R.
- Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
education | truancy | education, truancy, attendance, athletes, sport | L83 | I21 | athletes | sport | attendance
jel: jel:I21 | jel:L83
While existing research supports that participation in high-school athletics is associated with better education and labour-market outcomes, the mechanisms through which these benefits accrue are not well established. We use data from a large public-school district to r...