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A Disaggregate Analysis of Private Returns to Education in Italy

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  • Concetta, MENDOLICCHIO

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The aim of this paper is to provide some further elements of analysis concerning the returns to education in Italy in a comparative perspective. The three key contributions of the analysis are : estimation of the Mincerian coefficients of the wage equations for men and women for Itay and, separately, for three macroareas (North, Center and South) and for each Regione; computation of the rates of return by gender with the same geographical disaggregation; some exercices to evaluate the impact of some public policies on the level of the rates of return. The main motivations for a disaggregate analysis are the significant differences in the levels of schooling attainments across geographical areas of Italy and across genders.

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Paper provided by Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques in its series Discussion Papers (ECON - Département des Sciences Economiques) with number 2006054.

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Date of creation: 01 Dec 2006
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