Estimating the returns to schooling using cohort-level maternal education as an instrument
This paper examines effects of schooling on wages instrumenting for individual schooling using cohort-level maternal schooling from previous censuses. Results suggest that an additional year of schooling increases hourly wages by 10 percent for men and 12.6 percent for women.
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