Social and Demographic Factors with Influence on the Educational Status of Romanian Youth
In this context the objective of this study is twofold : (1) to see if the school related variables (GPA in the final school year, the school deviancy and the school engagement) are related to the actual educational status of the the youth, and (2) what factors influence the young people's decisions to continue education and what specialization to choose. The study will consider the type of high school – theoretical, vocational or technical - graduated by youth, as well as the effect of demographic factors (socioeconomic background, residential area and gender).
The data were collected in the frame of the project "Outcomes of Adolescence. A longitudinal perspective", being realized two waves of survey (the first in 2012, the second in 2014), from a nationally representative sample of 3508 youth in the first wave obtaining a data base of 1509 respondents in the second wave.