How School Choice Can Create Jobs

HOW SCHOOL CHOICE CAN CREATE JOBS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA

AN EXPERIMENTAL CASE STUDY OF FIVE COUNTIES

 

Sven R. Larson, Ph.D.

Our findings are based on the research of Russell Sobel and Kerry King, which shows that counties that offer school choice see a significantly higher rate of self-employment among young men and women. According to Sobel and King, voucher-based school choice can increase youth self-employment by as much as 25 percent. In this study we found that a similar program in the counties of Clarendon,Hampton, Lee, Marlboro andWilliamsburgcould have created 123 small businesses and 379 additional jobs.

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