Q Ualifications and Earnings in B Ritain : How Reliable Are Conventional Ols Estimates of the Returns to Education ?

@inproceedings{Dearden1999QUA,
  title={Q Ualifications and Earnings in B Ritain : How Reliable Are Conventional Ols Estimates of the Returns to Education ?},
  author={Lorraine Dearden},
  year={1999}
}
The paper estimates the returns to education for a cohort of individuals born in Britain in March 1958 who have been followed since birth until the age of 33. The data used has a wealth of information on family background including parental education, social class and interest shown in the child’s education as well as measures of ability. The nature of our data allows us to directly assess the relative importance of omitted ability and family background bias as well as biases arising from… CONTINUE READING
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