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dc.contributor.authorKrueger, Alan B.en_US
dc.contributor.authorAshenfelter, Orleyen_US
dc.identifier.citationAmerican Economic Review, Vol. 84, No. 5, December, 1994en_US
dc.description.abstractThis paper uses a new survey to contrast the wages of genetically identical twins with different schooling levels. Multiple measurements of schooling levels were also collected to assess the effect of reporting error on the estimated economic returns to schooling. The data indicate that omitted ability variables do not bias the estimated return to schooling upward, but that measurement error does bias it downward. Adjustment for measurement error indicates that an additional year of schooling increases wages by 12-l6t, a higher estimate of the economic returns to schooling than has been previously found.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking Papers (Princeton University. Industrial Relations Section) ; 304en_US
dc.subjectreturn to educationen_US
dc.subjectmeasurement erroren_US
dc.titleEstimates of the Economic Return to Schooling from a New Sample of Twinsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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