Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 1
Eric Alan Hanushek, Finis Welch
Elsevier, 2006 - Business & Economics - 812 pages
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Basic findings and their interpretation
Data and sampleinclusion criteria
Distinguishing heterogeneity from uncertainty
Summary and conclusions
Interpreting the Evidence on Life Cycle Skill Formation
The Social Value of Education and Human Capital
Education and the distribution of personal earnings
Increases in the return to human capital and the wage structure
Differences in enrollment characteristics and earnings
The Mincer Equation
Directions forward on estimating crossnational returns to schooling
FLAVIO CUNHA JAMES J HECKMAN LANCE LOCHNER AND DIM
ability AFQT African Americans attendance average birth cohort Carneiro census changes coefficient college graduates correlated countries decline differences distribution earnings function econometric education levels educational attainment empirical enrollment equation estimates evidence ex ante experience factors Figure foreign-born grade growth rates Heckman and Vytlacil high school graduates higher Hispanic human capital immigrants impact income increase individuals instrumental variables internal rate investment IPUMS Journal of Economics Labor Economics labor market Latino literacy literature log earnings males Margo measures migrants Mincer NLSY nomics observed OECD option values outcomes output panel panel data percent period population premia productivity quantile racial rate of return recent regression relative returns to education returns to schooling sample schooling capital schooling choices schooling decisions schooling levels Section Statistics studies Survey Table test score topcode trends tuition variance wage growth wage inequality wage premium Welch women workers