Does it pay to attend a prestigious university

@inproceedings{Chevalier2003DoesIP,
  title={Does it pay to attend a prestigious university},
  author={Arnaud Chevalier and Gavan Conlon},
  year={2003}
}
This paper provides evidence of heterogeneity in the returns to higher education in the UK. Attending the most prestigious universities leads to a wage premium of up to 6% for males. The rise in participation in higher education also led to a greater sorting of students and an increase in the returns to quality. These results somehow justify the recent introduction of top-up fees. Additionally, identification strategy matters and OLS estimates may be severely biased. However, our estimates… CONTINUE READING

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