Domestic Public Policy

Exploring the Role of Career and Technical Education in Putting Michigan High School Students on a Path to Economic Success

Grant Year: 2020

Brian Jacob will explore the extent to which career and technical education (CTE) courses in high school can prepare students for employment and contribute to upward economic mobility. He will analyze the role CTE plays in an individual’s job market outcomes and undertake research to develop causal estimates of the impact of enrollment in CTE courses on employment and earnings. The project’s findings will be presented in a report and a series of papers.

University of Michigan Domestic Public Policy