Testing for sheepskin effects in earnings equations : evidence for five countries

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dc.contributor.author Denny, Kevin
dc.contributor.author Harmon, Colm
dc.date.accessioned 2008-05-21T15:48:01Z
dc.date.available 2008-05-21T15:48:01Z
dc.date.copyright Taylor and Francis 2001 en
dc.date.issued 2001
dc.identifier.citation Applied Economics Letters en
dc.identifier.issn 1350-4851 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 1466-4291 (online)
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/148
dc.description.abstract Using a dataset that allows consistent cross-country comparisons the non-linearity in a conventional earnings equation is tested with respect to schooling. The findings suggest that the assumption of linearity is not robust and that there are well-determined positive returns to the completion of educational levels. However, inferences are sensitive to the choice of functional form. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Routledge en
dc.rights This article maybe used for research, teaching and private study purposes. Any substantial or systematic reproduction, re-distribution, re-selling, loan or sub-licensing, systematic supply or distribution in any form to anyone is expressly forbidden en
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dc.subject.lcsh Wages--Effect of education on en
dc.title Testing for sheepskin effects in earnings equations : evidence for five countries en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorurl Kevin Denny (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/economic/staff/kdenny/kdenny.html en
dc.internal.authorurl Colm Harmon (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://www.ucd.ie/economic/staff/charmon/harmon.html en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Kevin Denny - Email: kevin.denny@ucd.ie; Tel: +353 1 716 4632 en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colm Harmon - Email: colm.harmon@ucd.ie; Tel: +3531 7164614 en
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dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
dc.internal.webversions http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504850010028625 en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 8 en
dc.identifier.issue 9 en
dc.identifier.startpage 635 en
dc.identifier.endpage 637 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1080/13504850010028625
dc.neeo.contributor Harmon|Colm|aut|UCD0009
dc.neeo.contributor Denny|Kevin|aut|UCD0005


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