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Modeling Enrollment in and Completion of Vocational Education: The role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills by program type

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Modeling Enrollment in and Completion of Vocational Education: The role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills by program type. / Stratton, Leslie S.; Gupta, Nabanita Datta; Reimer, David; Holm, Anders.

Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2017.

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Stratton, L. S., Gupta, N. D., Reimer, D., & Holm, A. (2017). Modeling Enrollment in and Completion of Vocational Education: The role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills by program type. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. Economics Working Papers, No. 2017-02

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Stratton, Leslie S. et al. Modeling Enrollment in and Completion of Vocational Education: The role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills by program type. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. (Economics Working Papers; Journal number 2017-02). 2017., 67 p.

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Stratton, Leslie S. ; Gupta, Nabanita Datta ; Reimer, David ; Holm, Anders. / Modeling Enrollment in and Completion of Vocational Education: The role of cognitive and non-cognitive skills by program type. Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2017. (Economics Working Papers; No. 2017-02).

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