Return to Schooling in China: A Large Meta-Analysis
Xinxin Ma and
Ichiro Iwasaki ()
No 2020-12, CEI Working Paper Series from Center for Economic Institutions, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
In this study, we conducted a meta-analysis of 2,191 empirical results reported in 213 existing studies to estimate the Mincer-type return to schooling in China. The results revealed that the return to schooling showed a positive trend, and the effect size was medium in terms of the partial correlation coefficient. We also found that workers in non-state sectors and urban regions, urban hukou workers, and women tend to have higher returns to schooling than their counterparts. Furthermore, the results indicate that the return to schooling registered a significant increase over time.
Keywords: return to schooling; meta-analysis; publication selection bias; China (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 I26 J31 P23 P36 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 28,  p.
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