Canada's Private Colleges: The Lesser Known Players in Postsecondary Education - ARCHIVED

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Using data from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) this study examines the labour market outcomes of private college graduates. A comparison between 1993 and 2003 shows private colleges lost market share, mainly because women were less interested in secretarial sciences. In 2003, graduates from private business schools earned about the same as high school graduates annually. However, private college graduates showed a 7% higher probability of being employed compared to high school graduates.

Issue Number: 2006036
Author(s): Li, Chris

Main Product: Analysis in Brief

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