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Document Number: 5615

So You Want a GED? Estimating the Impact of the GED on the Earnings of Dropouts Who Seek the Credential - GED holders had higher incomes than employed dropouts without a GED. However, individuals with a GED were only slightly more likely to have a job than dropouts who did not obtain the credential, and both groups still averaged incomes close to the poverty line. (John H. Tyler, Brown University Department of Economics Working Paper No. 01-34, May 2001)...

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