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Returns to education in context: individual education and transition outcomes in European labour markets

Markus Gangl

in Transitions from Education to Work in Europe: The Integration of Youth into EU Labour Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199252473
eISBN:
9780191601958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199252475.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

Describes cross-national differences in individual returns to education at entry into the labour market. With respect to occupational allocation, the analysis finds particularly large returns to ... More


The Land of Opportunity?: Trends in Social Mobility and Education in the United States

Florian R. Hertel and Fabian T. Pfeffer

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter investigates intergenerational class mobility in the U.S. during the twentieth century. It describes absolute and relative mobility trends and explores the role of educational expansion ... More


Education and Social Fluidity in Contemporary Italy: An Analysis of Cohort Trends

Carlo Barone and Raffaele Guetto

in Education and Intergenerational Social Mobility in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781503610163
eISBN:
9781503611153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503610163.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

In this chapter we assess whether changes in educational participation have fostered changes in social fluidity in Italy over the twentieth century. By means of log-linear unidiff models and of ... More


Education, Earnings, and Returns to Schooling in Tunisia

Imed Limam and Abdelwahab Ben Hafaiedh

in The Tunisian Labor Market in an Era of Transition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198799863
eISBN:
9780191864698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799863.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter aims at identifying the main determinants of earnings and at estimating the private returns to education in Tunisia. The private rate of return to schooling is relatively low by ... More


Online Postsecondary Education and Labor Productivity

Caroline M. Hoxby

in Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future US GDP Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226567808
eISBN:
9780226567945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567945.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This study analyzes longitudinal data on nearly every person who engaged in postsecondary education that was wholly or substantially online between 1999 and 2014. It shows how much they and taxpayers ... More


Human Capital and Urbanization in the People’s Republic of China

Chunbing Xing

in Cities of Dragons and Elephants: Urbanization and Urban Development in China and India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198829225
eISBN:
9780191867620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198829225.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter explores the relationship between human capital development and urbanization in the People’s Republic of China, highlighting the Hukou system and decentralized fiscal system. Educated ... More


Growth in GED Testing

John Eric Humphries

in The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226100098
eISBN:
9780226100128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226100128.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The analysis presented in this book shows that the GED credential provides little or no economic benefit for most. How can one reconcile the large number of dropouts who take the GED test despite ... More


The Evolution of Wage Formation and Inequality in Jordan, 2010–2016

Rami Galal and Mona Said

in The Jordanian Labor Market: Between Fragility and Resilience

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198846079
eISBN:
9780191881275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846079.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates wage formation and inequality in Jordan. It takes stock of the main distributional features of the Jordanian wage structure focusing on population subgroups by gender, ... More


Sources and Impact of Rising Inequality in Denmark

Ioana Neamtu and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter finds that income inequality in Denmark has increased in the past 30 years, mainly not only due to the abundance of students and young individuals taking on low-paid jobs, but also due ... More


Austria—The Bastion of Calm? Stability and Change in Inequalities in Times of Welfare State Reforms and Employment Flexibilization

Roland Verwiebe, Tobias Troger, Laura Wiesböck, Roland Teitzer, and Nina-Sophie Fritsch

in Changing Inequalities and Societal Impacts in Rich Countries: Thirty Countries' Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199687428
eISBN:
9780191767142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687428.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Income inequality among households is much less pronounced in Austria than in most other OECD countries. A detailed look on inequality dynamics reveals a moderate increase in household income ... More


Wages and Inequality in the Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Financial Crisis and Revolution

Mona Said

in The Egyptian Labor Market in an Era of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198737254
eISBN:
9780191800733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737254.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter investigates the pattern of wages and wage inequality in Egypt over the period 1988 to 2012, a time of substantial economic and political changes, including the recent global financial ... More


Learning and Earning: An Approximation to College Value Added in Two Dimensions

Evan Riehl, Juan E. Saavedra, and Miguel Urquiola

in Productivity in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226574585
eISBN:
9780226574615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574615.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This paper explores the implications of measuring college productivity in two different dimensions: earning and learning. We compute system-wide measures using administrative data from the country of ... More


Bilingualism and Economic Performance

Alisher Aldashev and Alexander M. Danzer

in The Economics of Language Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034708
eISBN:
9780262335980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034708.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter investigates the economic returns to bilingualism. The analysis is staged in Kazakhstan, a multi-ethnic country with complex ethnic settlement patterns that has recently switched its ... More


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