Technical Education & Human Capital Development: Can Skill Development Enhance Economic Growth?
(Sustainable Economic Development)
*Names in bold indicate Presenter
First, Ortega-Hesles & Dougherty use school application data from the Mexico City to estimate the effect of being just admitted to a upper secondary school with a vocational theme, versus j a school with a purely academic focus.
In the second paper, Sublett uses data from two national datasets in the U.S. as well as occupation data to examine the relationship between CTE programming and local labor market demand.
And finally, Gottfried, Hutt, and Plasman, use two nationally representative datasets from the U.S. to assess whether changes in laws that generate federal funding for CTE induced changes in CTE coursetaking and outcomes.