On Omitted Variable Bias and Measurement Error in Returns to Schooling Estimates
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KeywordsMissing data; Proxy variables; Measurement error; Partial correlations; Simulations;
- C13 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Estimation: General
- C20 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - General
- J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
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- NEP-ECM-1998-05-04 (Econometrics)
- NEP-PBE-1998-05-04 (Public Economics)
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