Wages and Human Capital: Evidence from the Irish Data
AbstractThe objective of this study is to compare the effects on earnings across a pectrum of studies. Research on the topic has been very limited up to the 1990s, but the emergence of a number of comprehensive data sets has allowed considerable research into the topic. A cross paper comparison of the returns to education bring us to the conclusion that the specification of the wage equation and the use of different data sets do not have a dramtic effect on earnings.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by College Dublin, Department of Political Economy- in its series Papers with number 99/3.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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Postal: Ireland; University College Dublin, Department of Political Economy, Centre for Economic Research, Belfield, Dublin 4
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INCOME ; HUMAN CAPITAL ; LABOUR;
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