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The Impact of College Quality on Wages : Are There Differences Among Demographic Groups?

  • Berhman, J-R
  • Kletzer, L
  • Constantine, J
  • McPherson, M
  • Schapiro, M-O
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    There has been a rising interest in understanding better the impact of college choices on wages that has been motivated by concerns about increasing wage inequalities, about increasing costs of elite and about the perceived increasing roles of highly educated individuals in maintaining international competitiveness.

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    Paper provided by Department of Economics, Williams College in its series Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education with number DP-38.

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    Length: 26 pages
    Date of creation: 1996
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    Handle: RePEc:wil:wilehe:38
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    1. Ehrenberg, Ronald G. & Brewer, Dominic J., 1994. "Do school and teacher characteristics matter? Evidence from High School and Beyond," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 13(1), pages 1-17, March.
    2. Miller, Paul W & Mulvey, Charles & Martin, Nick, 1995. "What Do Twins Studies Reveal about the Economic Returns to Education? A Comparison of Australian and U.S. Findings," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(3), pages 586-99, June.
    3. Philip J. Cook & Robert H. Frank, 1993. "The Growing Concentration of Top Students at Elite Schools," NBER Chapters, in: Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education, pages 121-144 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Kermit Daniel & Dan Black & Jeffery Smith, 1996. "College Quality and the Wages of Young Men," HEW 9604001, EconWPA.
    5. Charles T. Clotfelter & Michael Rothschild, 1993. "Studies of Supply and Demand in Higher Education," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number clot93-1, June.
    6. Dominic J. Brewer & Eric Eide & Ronald G. Ehrenberg, 1996. "Does It Pay To Attend An Elite Private College? Cross Cohort Evidence on the Effects of College Quality on Earnings," NBER Working Papers 5613, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Loury, Linda Datcher & Garman, David, 1995. "College Selectivity and Earnings," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 13(2), pages 289-308, April.
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