Econometric Evidence Regarding Education and Border Income Performance
AbstractThis study examines the relationship between education and income in Texas counties that are located along the border with Mexico. Estimation results confirm ealrier research results for this region. Parameter heterogeneity underscores the increased importance of education in the service-oriented labor market that has emerged in recent years in the United States. Simulation results quantify the income gains that could potentially be realized if drop out rates were lowered in the border counties included in the sample.
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Date of creation: 2006
Date of revision: 2006
Education; Texas border incomes; applied econometrics;
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- NEP-ALL-2006-11-12 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2006-11-12 (Education)
- NEP-GEO-2006-11-12 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-HRM-2006-11-12 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-INT-2006-11-12 (International Trade)
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