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|The Effect of Age at School Entry on Education and Labor Market Outcomes: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis
Menezes Filho, Naercio Aquino
|This paper uses administrative data from Brazil to examine the effects of a delayed school entrance on years of schooling, college admission and early labor market indicators. Regression discontinuity design estimates reveal that students born immediately after the school entry cutoff date accumulate 0.36 more years of education ten years after first school enrollment and finish high-school 8 months earlier, but leave formal education 0.3 year older than those born before the cutoff. We find that early school entrance does not impact formal sector employment, but does raise formal wages. Our results also show that age at school entry does not impact the probability of students entering college soon after completing their basic studies. Overall, the results suggest a trade-off between starting school younger or older in terms of education and labor market prospects.
|Keywords (english terms):
School entry age
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