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dc.contributor.authorRodríguez-Planas, Núriaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-21en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-28T13:52:39Z-
dc.date.available2011-06-28T13:52:39Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/45988-
dc.description.abstractThis paper reviews recent studies on the effectiveness of services and incentives offered to disadvantaged youth. We focus our analysis on three types of interventions: mentoring, educational services, and financial rewards. The objective of this article is threefold. First, we explain alternative theoretical points of view in favor (or against - when applicable) each of these interventions. Then, we discuss how recent empirical work has affected that view, and we summarize the latest findings. We conclude with a discussion on what questions remain to be examined. Our hope is that this article will serve as a resource for those seeking to understand what educational interventions work and for whom, and to use as a starting point to illuminate the debate on where to go next.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x5255en_US
dc.subject.jelC93en_US
dc.subject.jelI21en_US
dc.subject.jelI22en_US
dc.subject.jelI28en_US
dc.subject.jelJ24en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordcognitive and non-cognitive skillsen_US
dc.subject.keywordintrinsic and extrinsic motivationen_US
dc.subject.keywordat-risk youthen_US
dc.subject.keywordresilienceen_US
dc.subject.keyworddeviancy trainingen_US
dc.subject.keyworddeterrenceen_US
dc.subject.keywordprimary- and high-schoolen_US
dc.subject.keywordpost-secondary educationen_US
dc.subject.keywordremedial programsen_US
dc.subject.keywordincentives on inputs and outputsen_US
dc.titleMentoring, educational services, and incentives to learn: What do we know about them?en_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn662533674en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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