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Education and Income Inequality : A Meta-Regression Analysis

  title={Education and Income Inequality : A Meta-Regression Analysis},
  author={Abdul Jabbar Abdullah},
This paper revisits the literature that investigates the effects of education on inequality. Specifically, the paper provides a comprehensive quantitative review of the extant econometrics literature through a meta-regression analysis of 64 empirical studies that collectively report 868 estimates of the effects of education on inequality. We find that education affects the two tails of the distribution of incomes; it reduces the income share of top earners and increases the share of the bottom… 

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