Khan, Shahrukh R. and Mohammad, Irfan (1990): Disaggregating rates of return to education.
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Education is effectively used as a discontinuous variable in studies estimating the rates of return by level of education. We find that the normal procedure used for estimating the rate of return to broad aggregates such as secondary and high understates the returns to these levels and subsequently suggest a procedure for rectifying this bias. We also find, as expected, that broad aggregations that ignore sub-levels of education result in a loss of important insights about the interaction of education and the labor market.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Disaggregating rates of return to education|
|Keywords:||Estimating the rates of return; Education; Labor Market|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions > P36 - Consumer Economics ; Health ; Education and Training ; Welfare, Income, Wealth, and Poverty
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Institutions
P - Economic Systems > P3 - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions
H - Public Economics > H7 - State and Local Government ; Intergovernmental Relations
N - Economic History > N3 - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
|Depositing User:||Nabeela Arshad|
|Date Deposited:||04. Jun 2012 13:38|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 16:58|
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