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Estimating the shape of the South African schooling-earnings profile

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This study uses a variety of econometric techniques to estimate the shape of the South African schooling-earnings profile. The two main approaches to measuring the effect of schooling on worker productivity are to either estimate a production function that compares how output responds to the hiring of better educated workers, or to estimate an earnings regression that reveals the effect of an additional year of schooling on an individual’s expected earnings. Both techniques are vulnerable ...

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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