Does education reduce wage inequality? Quantile regression evidence from 16 countries
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) Does education reduce wage inequality? Quantile regression evidence from 16 countries. LABOUR ECONOMICS, 11 (3). pp. 355-371. ISSN 0927-5371Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.labeco.2003.05.003
Quantile regression estimates of returns to education are used to address the relation between schooling and wage inequality. Empirical evidence for male workers from 16 countries for the mid-1990s suggests a robust stylised fact: Returns to schooling are higher for the more skilled individuals, conditional on their observable characteristics. This suggests that schooling has a positive impact upon within-levels wage inequality. Factors such as over-education, ability-schooling interactions and school quality or different fields of study may be driving this result, (C) 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions|
|Journal or Publication Title:||LABOUR ECONOMICS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 355-371|
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