Convexity and sheepskin effects in the human capital earnings function : recent evidence for Filipino men

Data on education in the Philippines show that there are large differences in the private rate of return to education by level: the wage premia associated with an additional year of schooling are about twice as large at the university level as they are at the primary school level. In addition, there...

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Main Author: Schady, Norbert Rudiger
Corporate Author: World Bank East Asia and Pacific Regional Office
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C World Bank, East Asia and Pacific Region, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit 2001, [2001]
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Data on education in the Philippines show that there are large differences in the private rate of return to education by level: the wage premia associated with an additional year of schooling are about twice as large at the university level as they are at the primary school level. In addition, there are large "sheepskin effects." Completion of the last year of schooling within a given level is rewarded disproportionately, particularly for university graduates
Item Description:"March 2001"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p.25-284). - Title from title screen as viewed on Sept. 16, 2002
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