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Cohort Size Effects on US Enrollment Decisions

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  • Macunovich, D.J.

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Although considerable effort has been expended on measuring the returns to education in the U.S. and on modeling the individual decision-making process in human capital investment, surprisingly little work has been done in terms of attempts to forecast college enrollment rates in the U.S. population, despite the obvious need for such forecasts.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics, Williams College in its series Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education with number DP-36.

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Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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Handle: RePEc:wil:wilehe:36

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Keywords: EDUCATION; SCHOOLS; UNITED STATES; DEMOGRAPHY;

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  1. Dooley, Martin D & Gottschalk, Peter, 1984. "Earnings Inequality among Males in the United States: Trends and the Effect of Labor Force Growth," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 92(1), pages 59-89, February.
  2. Gary Burtless, 1995. "International Trade and the Rise in Earnings Inequality," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 33(2), pages 800-816, June.
  3. Rachel Connelly, 1986. "A Framework for Analyzing the Impact of Cohort Size on Education and Labor Earning," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 21(4), pages 543-562.
  4. Macunovich, D.J., 1996. "Relative Income and Price of Time: Exploring their effcts on U.S. Fertility and Female Labor Force Participation, 1963-1993," Department of Economics Working Papers 174, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  5. Ray C. Fair & Diane J. Macunovich, 1996. "Explaining the Labor Force Participation of Women 20-24," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1116, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
  6. Macunovich, D.J., 1996. "Marriage and Divorce in the U.S. : Testing for Cohort Size Effects," Department of Economics Working Papers 176, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  7. Goldin, Claudia & Margo, Robert A, 1992. "The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid-century," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 107(1), pages 1-34, February.
  8. Juhn, Chinhui, 1992. "Decline of Male Labor Market Participation: The Role of Declining Market Opportunities," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 107(1), pages 79-121, February.
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  1. Hui He, 2009. "What Drives the Skill Premium: Technological Change or Demographic Variation?," Working Papers 200911, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Economics.

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