Show simple item record Harmon, Colm Callan, Tim en 2008-11-19T16:24:35Z 2008-11-19T16:24:35Z 1999 Elsevier Science B.V en 1999-11
dc.identifier.citation Labour Economics en
dc.identifier.issn 0927-5371
dc.description.abstract Recent developments in the schooling returns literature have focused on exploiting alternative instruments. A number of instruments are available in an Irish dataset, including parental background variables (social class and educational attainment), and variables measuring changes in the schooling system (the introduction of free secondary schooling in the mid-1960s, accompanied by a rapid rise in educational participation rates, and the raising of the school-leaving age in 1972). The results suggest, however, that OLS estimates of rates of return are not significantly downward biased as would be suggested by recent arguments in the literature. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier Science en
dc.rights All rights reserved en
dc.subject Schooling en
dc.subject Economic return en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Education--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Education--Economic aspects en
dc.title The economic return to schooling in Ireland en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorurl Colm Harmon (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Email:; Tel: +3531 7164614 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0009 en
dc.internal.availability Full text not available en
dc.internal.webversions Publisher's version en
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dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 6 en
dc.identifier.issue 4 en
dc.identifier.startpage 543 en
dc.identifier.endpage 550 en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/S0927-5371(99)00035-4
dc.neeo.contributor Harmon|Colm|aut|UCD0009
dc.neeo.contributor Callan|Tim|aut|

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