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Evidence on the relationship between firm-based screening and the returns to education

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  • Brown, Sarah & Sessions, John G., 2006. "Evidence on the relationship between firm-based screening and the returns to education," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 25(5), pages 498-509, October.
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    3. Pamela Lenton, 2016. "Staying-on after twenty-one: the returns to postgraduate education," Working Papers 2016004, The University of Sheffield, Department of Economics.
    4. Oppedisano, Veruska, 2014. "Higher education expansion and unskilled labour market outcomes," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 40(C), pages 205-220.

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