Australian Bureau of Statistics
1352.0.55.082 - Research Paper: Measuring Option Values and the Economic Benefits of Completing Secondary Education (Methodology Advisory Committee), Nov 2006
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This paper presents estimates of the economic benefits of completing secondary education in Australia. The purpose of focusing on secondary school education is to highlight the importance of base level education in the production of human capital over life cycles of young men and young women. The distinctive feature of this study is that it attempts to calculate the option values generated by completing secondary education which are the opportunities for obtaining more advanced human capital skills through undertaking tertiary study programs.
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