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Earnings persistence and schooling returns

Corrado Andini ()

Economics Letters, 2013, vol. 118, issue 3, 482-484

Abstract: The standard approach to the estimation of schooling returns disregards earnings persistence. Using longitudinal data for Belgian male workers (ECHP, 1994–2001), we show that earnings persistence matters.

Keywords: Mincer equation; Wages; Human capital; Dynamic panel-data models (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I21 J31 C23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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