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 Title: A Review of Estimates of the Schooling/Earnings Relationship, with Tests for Publication Bias Authors: Harmon, ColmOosterbeek, HesselAshenfelter, Orley Keywords: estimation methodrate of returnschooling investments Issue Date: 1-Oct-1999 Citation: Labour Economics, 6 (1999) 453-470 Series/Report no.: Working Papers (Princeton University. Industrial Relations Section) ; 425 Abstract: In this paper we provide an analytical review of previous estimates of the rate of return on schooling investments and measure how these estimates vary by country, over time, and by estimation method. We find evidence of reporting (or “file drawer”) bias in the estimates and, after due account is taken of this bias, we find that differences due to estimation method are much smaller than is sometimes reported, although some are statistically signiﬁcant. We also ﬁnd that estimated returns are higher in the U.S. and they have increased in the last two decades. URI: http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/dsp01sq87bt631 Related resource: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09275371 Appears in Collections: IRS Working Papers

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