Program Quality and Treatment Completion for Youth Training Programs

14 Pages Posted: 18 May 2013

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Ana Dammert

McMaster University; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

José Galdo

Syracuse University - Department of Economics; IZA Bonn

Abstract

This paper analyzes the effects of training quality on the likelihood of treatment completion by estimating dose-response functions via a generalized propensity score. Results show a statistically positive relationship between training quality and treatment completion for youth participants in Peru.

Keywords: propensity scores, dropouts, quality, training, dose-response functions

JEL Classification: I3, J2, C8

Suggested Citation

Dammert, Ana and Galdo, José, Program Quality and Treatment Completion for Youth Training Programs. IZA Discussion Paper No. 7394, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2266821 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2266821

Ana Dammert (Contact Author)

McMaster University ( email )

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José Galdo

Syracuse University - Department of Economics ( email )

Syracuse, NY 13244-1020
United States

IZA Bonn

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Bonn, D-53072
Germany

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