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Incidence and wage effects of overschooling and underschooling in Hong Kong


  • Cohn, Elchanan
  • Ng, Ying Chu


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  • Cohn, Elchanan & Ng, Ying Chu, 2000. "Incidence and wage effects of overschooling and underschooling in Hong Kong," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 19(2), pages 159-168, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:ecoedu:v:19:y:2000:i:2:p:159-168

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