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Rates of return to education: Does the conventional pattern prevail in sub-Saharan Africa?

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal World Development.

    Volume (Year): 24 (1996)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 183-199

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:wdevel:v:24:y:1996:i:1:p:183-199

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    1. Ashenfelter, Orley & Krueger, Alan B, 1994. "Estimates of the Economic Returns to Schooling from a New Sample of Twins," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 84(5), pages 1157-73, December.
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    7. Knight, J B & Sabot, R H, 1981. "The Returns to Education: Increasing with Experience or Decreasing with Expansion?," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 43(1), pages 51-71, February.
    8. Fields, Gary S, 1975. "Higher Education and Income Distribution in a Less Developed Country," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 27(2), pages 245-59, July.
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    10. Schultz, Theodore W, 1975. "The Value of the Ability to Deal with Disequilibria," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 13(3), pages 827-46, September.
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