The taste for leisure, career choice, and the returns to education
AbstractWe develop a simple methodology to estimate the returns to education despite heterogeneous labor/leisure preferences. The labor supply behavior of doctors and physician assistants is consistent with people choosing between the two careers based on differing tastes for leisure.
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Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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