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On the return-risk link in education

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In a contribution to Economics Letters, Pereira and Martins (2002) point out that there exists a positive link between risk and return in education. We perform a sensitivity analysis and argue that the evidence on this link is not robust.

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  • Corrado Andini, 2009. "On the return-risk link in education," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 307-314.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:16:y:2009:i:3:p:307-314
    DOI: 10.1080/13504850601018395
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    1. Corrado Andini, 2007. "Returns to education and wage equations: a dynamic approach," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(8), pages 577-579.
    2. Christiansen, Charlotte & Joensen, Juanna Schroter & Nielsen, Helena Skyt, 2007. "The risk-return trade-off in human capital investment," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 14(6), pages 971-986, December.
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    1. Andini, Corrado & Pereira, Pedro T., 2007. "Full-time Schooling, Part-time Schooling, and Wages: Returns and Risks in Portugal," IZA Discussion Papers 2651, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

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