Selective Schooling, School Quality, and Labour Market Returns
AbstractOne of the distinctive features of schooling in England and Whales had been its stratified nature: parents may pay to send their children to "public" (i.e. private) schools, or use state-provided schooling which in turn has been divided in the past into areas where schools select by an ability test and those areas without selection by ability. Using a rich and detailed longitudinal dataset for England and Whales which contains disaggregated school quality information and peer group information we investigate the relationship between earnings at age 33 and earlier schooling during a period when school areas were changing from selective to non-selective education.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Keele University in its series Keele Department of Economics Discussion Papers (1995-2001) with number 97/06.
Date of creation: 1997
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Publication status: Published in Economica, Vol. 67(265), February, 2000, pages 19-35.
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- Harmon, C.P. & Walker, I., 1997. "Selective Schooling, School Quality, and Labour Market Returns," Papers 97/22, College Dublin, Department of Political Economy-.
- J30 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - General
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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