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Making Summer Matter: The Impact of Youth Employment on Academic Performance

Amy Ellen Schwartz, Jacob Leos-Urbel, Matthew Wiswall

NBER Working Paper No. 21470
Issued in August 2015

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This research is generously supported by the Smith Richardson Foundation Grant #2013-9178. The authors would like to thank the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development, the NYC Department of Education and Siddhartha Aneja, Meryle Weinstein and Michele Leardo for their assistance and Megan Silander for contributions to an earlier draft of this paper. The authors would also like to thank participants at the Association for Education Finance and Policy Annual Conference, and the Association for Public Policy and Management Fall Research Conference, and seminar participants at the Evans School, the University of Oregon, American University and King’s College London. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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