Relative Wage Patterns Among the Highly Educated in a Knowledge-based Economy
AbstractThis study extends previous work on the evolution of the education premium, and investigates the existence of diverging university/high school earnings ratio trends across industries in the knowledge-based economy. The study also discusses the changing demand for high-skilled workers by comparing relative wages of university graduates holding degrees in "applied" fields to those of other university graduates (the "field" premium).
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Date of creation: 29 Sep 2004
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Education; training and learning; Educational attainment; Fields of study; Job training and educational attainment; Labour; Outcomes of education; Wages; salaries and other earnings;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2006-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2006-02-05 (Education)
- NEP-HRM-2006-02-05 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-LAB-2006-02-05 (Labour Economics)
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