Education, Earnings, and the "Canadian G.I. Bill"

@inproceedings{Lemieux1998EducationEA,
  title={Education, Earnings, and the "Canadian G.I. Bill"},
  author={Thomas Lemieux and David Card},
  year={1998}
}
Canadian Second World War veterans benefited from an extensive educational program similar to the U.S. G.I. Bill. Because of differences in military enlistment rates, however, a much lower fraction of Quebec men were eligible for these benefits than men from other provinces. Building on this fact, we analyse inter-cohort patterns of education and earnings for English-speaking men from Ontario, using French-speaking men from Quebec as a control group. We find that the instrumental variables… 
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