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Higher Education and Earnings: College as an Investment and Screening Device

Paul J. Taubman, Terence Wales

Published in 1974 by NBER

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335 pages
ISBN: 0-07-010121-3

Table of Contents

Front matter. (p. -34 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Earnings: Higher Education, Mental Ability, and Screening. (p. 1 - 24) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. The Human-Capital Approach to Higher Education. (p. 25 - 36) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Effects of Education and Mental Ability on Income: The Evidence from the Wolfe-Smith Data. (p. 37 - 56) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. The NBER-TH Sample: A Description. (p. 57 - 68) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The BVER-TH Sample Regression Results. (p. 69 - 112) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Age-Earnings Profiles. (p. 113 - 122) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Rates of Returns to Education Based on the NBER-TH Data. (p. 123 - 136) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Within-Occupation Regressions. (p. 137 - 152) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Education on a Screening Device. (p. 153 - 174) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix A: Problems in Measuring Education. (p. 175 - 178) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix B: Tables to Chapter 3. (p. 179 - 192) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix C: Estimation of the Mean Income for the Open-Ended Class. (p. 193 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix D: Grouping. (p. 195 - 196) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix E: Response Bias, Test Scores, and Factor-Analysis. (p. 197 - 210) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix F: Success and Other Biases. (p. 211 - 216) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix G: Questionaries. (p. 217 - 222) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix H: Data on Earnings in 1968 and 1958. (p. 223 - 230) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix I: Characteristics of the Residuals. (p. 231 - 244) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix J: Interpolation Methods. (p. 245 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix K: Estimating Private and Social Costs of Higher Education. (p. 253 - 254) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix L: The Effects of Ediucation on Incomes of the Successful: Evidence from the Lewellen Data. (p. 255 - 273) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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