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Juan David Baron

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1 Jun 2010
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What is the link between young people’s sense (locus) of control over their lives and their investments in education, asks this paper.

The authors find that young people with a more internal locus of control have a higher probability of finishing secondary school and,...

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16 Feb 2009
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This paper considers the potential for the cultural transmission of attitudes toward work, welfare, and individual responsibility to explain the intergenerational correlation in welfare receipt. Specifically, we investigate whether 18-year olds’ views about social benefits and the drivers of social inequality depend on their families’...

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16 Jan 2009
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Using unique information for a cohort of Australian youth, this paper explores the association between youths' perception of control (i.e. locus of control) and three educational outcomes: (i) Year 12 completion, (ii) whether youth obtained an Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) score, and (iii)...

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