Sheepskin Effects in the Returns to Education : Evidence on Swedish Data

  title={Sheepskin Effects in the Returns to Education : Evidence on Swedish Data},
  author={Jesper Antelius},
  • Jesper Antelius
  • Published 2000
The empirical labor literature often refers returns to specific credentials of education as sheepskin effects. Previous studies might suffer from potential flaws as they use an approach, which overlook the presence of an ′′education effect′′ from receipt of a diploma. This paper examines and reports evidence of sheepskin effects at both university level and at high school level, in the Swedish labor market. In contrast to previous US studies the paper considers and reports the existence of an… CONTINUE READING

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