General Professional Resources - GED Research
The Devil is in the Details: Evidence from the GED on the Role of Examination System Details in Determining Who Passes
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, NCSALL Report no. 16, April 2000.
Educational and Labor Market Performance of GED Recipients
A research synthesis from the U.S. Dept. of Education, National Library of Education, 1998.
Educational Attainment of High School Dropouts 8 Years Later
An Issue Brief from the National Center for Education Research (NCES), November 2004.
The GED and Beyond
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Focus on Policy, April, 2003
GEDs for Teenagers: Are There Unintended Consequences?
Urban Institute, 1999
This paper uses data by age, state, and year from 1989 to 1997 to analyze whether the GED program encourages youth to leave high school.
Who Benefits from Obtaining a GED? Evidence from High School and Beyond
Examines the value of the GED credential and the conventional high school diploma in explaining the earnings of 27-year-old males in the early 1990s.