sports participation, labour market, educational choice

Publication date: 6 May 2015 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | External authors: Lunn, P D, Kelly, E | JEL classification: I21; J01; J24; J40; L83 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review No. 232 Issue May 2015 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
We examine the impact of participation in sport at secondary school on post-school pathways using a survey of Irish school-leavers, distinguishing between those who dropped out of sport during their secondary school years and those who continued playing in their final school years. We find that...