How Does Education Affect the Earnings Distribution in Urban China

@inproceedings{Wang2013HowDE,
  title={How Does Education Affect the Earnings Distribution in Urban China},
  author={Le Wang},
  year={2013}
}
China's phenomenal growth is accompanied by both relatively low level of standards of living and high inequality. It is widely believe that investing in education could be an effective strategy to promote higher standards of living as well as to reduce inequality. However, little is known about whether this belief is empirically supported. To this end, we employ a recently developed distributional approach to estimate returns to education across the whole earnings distribution in urban China… CONTINUE READING

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