The Impact of College Quality on Wages : Are There Differences Among Demographic Groups?
AbstractThere has been a rising interest in understanding better the impact of college choices on wages that has been motivated by concerns about increasing wage inequalities, about increasing costs of elite and about the perceived increasing roles of highly educated individuals in maintaining international competitiveness.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Williams College in its series Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education with number DP-38.
Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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