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How widespread are sheepskin returns to education in the U.S.?


  • Heywood, John S.


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  • Heywood, John S., 1994. "How widespread are sheepskin returns to education in the U.S.?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 13(3), pages 227-234, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecoedu:v:13:y:1994:i:3:p:227-234

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    1. Jallade, Jean-Pierre, 1982. "Basic education and income inequality in Brazil," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 10(3), pages 187-197, March.
    2. Papanicolaou, John & Psacharopoulos, George, 1979. "Socioeconomic Background, Schooling and Monetary Rewards in the United Kingdom," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 46(184), pages 435-439, November.
    3. Cohn, Elchanan & Kiker, B F, 1986. "Socioeconomic Background, Schooling, Experience and Monetary Rewards in the United States," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 53(212), pages 497-503, November.
    4. Armitage, Jane & Sabot, Richard, 1987. "Socioeconomic Background and the Returns to Schooling in Two Low-income Economies," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 54(213), pages 103-108, February.
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    1. Norbert R. Schady, 2003. "Convexity and Sheepskin Effects in the Human Capital Earnings Function: Recent Evidence for Filipino Men," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 65(2), pages 171-196, May.
    2. Bauer, Thomas & Dross, Patrick J & Haisken-DeNew, John P, 2002. "Sheepskin Effects in Japan," CEPR Discussion Papers 3609, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    3. Nakabayashi, Masaki, 2011. "Schooling, employer learning, and internal labor market effect: Wage dynamics and human capital investment in the Japanese steel industry, 1930-1960s," MPRA Paper 30597, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Ralph Stinebrickner & Todd R. Stinebrickner, 2003. "Understanding Educational Outcomes of Students from Low-Income Families: Evidence from a Liberal Arts College with a Full Tuition Subsidy Program," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 38(3).
    5. Bitzan, John D., 2009. "Do sheepskin effects help explain racial earnings differences?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(6), pages 759-766, December.
    6. Todd R. Stinebrickner & Ralph Stinebrickner, 2000. "The Relationship Between Family Income and Schooling Attainment: Evidence from a Liberal Arts College with a Full Tuition Subsidy Program," UWO Department of Economics Working Papers 20008, University of Western Ontario, Department of Economics.
    7. Arnaud Chevalier & Colm Harmon & Ian Walker & Yu Zhu, 2004. "Does Education Raise Productivity, or Just Reflect it?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 114(499), pages 499-517, November.
    8. Arkes, Jeremy, 1999. "What Do Educational Credentials Signal and Why Do Employers Value Credentials?," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 18(1), pages 133-141, February.
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    10. Jed DeVaro & Michael Waldman, 2012. "The Signaling Role of Promotions: Further Theory and Empirical Evidence," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 30(1), pages 91-147.
    11. Guy TCHIBOZO, 1999. "Updating the analysis of the determinants of the demand for education," Working Papers of BETA 9916, Bureau d'Economie Théorique et Appliquée, UDS, Strasbourg.
    12. Eyssell, Thomas H., 1997. "Financial planning and college saving recommendations: Let's set things straight," Financial Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 6(1), pages 41-52.
    13. Habermalz, Steffen, 2003. "Job Matching and the Returns to Educational Signals," IZA Discussion Papers 726, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    14. repec:ucn:wpaper:10197/1104 is not listed on IDEAS
    15. G. Reza Arabsheibani & Lamine Manfor, 2001. "Non-Linearities in Returns to Education in Libya," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 9(2), pages 139-144.
    16. Habermalz, Steffen, 2003. "An Examination of Sheepskin Effects Over Time," IZA Discussion Papers 725, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    17. Abdoulaye Diagne & Dorothée Boccanfuso & Djibril Gassama Barry, 2003. "La rentabilité de l'investissement dans l'éducation au Sénégal," Cahiers de recherche 0345, CIRPEE.

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