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Are there institutional differences in the earnings of Australian higher education graduates?

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  • Koshy, Paul
  • Seymour, Richard
  • Dockery, Mike

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This paper examines the effect of university quality, as proxied by institutional groupings, on the earnings outcomes of Australian university qualified persons. It uses data from the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey to examine the impact of a variety of factors on earnings, including: institution grouping, gender, age, field of study and industry of employment.

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  • Koshy, Paul & Seymour, Richard & Dockery, Mike, 2016. "Are there institutional differences in the earnings of Australian higher education graduates?," Economic Analysis and Policy, Elsevier, vol. 51(C), pages 1-11.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecanpo:v:51:y:2016:i:c:p:1-11
    DOI: 10.1016/j.eap.2016.05.004
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    2. Carroll, David & Heaton, Christopher & Tani, Massimiliano, 2018. "Does It Pay to Graduate from an 'Elite' University in Australia?," IZA Discussion Papers 11477, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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