Doan, Tinh (2011): Labour Market Returns to Higher Education in Vietnam.
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This paper employs the Ordinary Least Squares, Instrumental Variables and Treatment Effect models to a new dataset from the Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey (VHLSS) to estimate return to the four-year university education in 2008. Our estimates reveal that the return to university education is about 17% (annualized) and robust to the various estimators. The return to higher education has significantly increased since the economic reform in late 1980s.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Labour Market Returns to Higher Education in Vietnam|
|English Title:||Labour Market Returns to Higher Education in Vietnam|
|Keywords:||economic transition; returns to higher education; IV model; Vietnam|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O15 - Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C3 - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables > C31 - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions; Social Interaction Models
|Depositing User:||Tinh, T. Doan|
|Date Deposited:||26. Jan 2011 20:46|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 18:59|
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