Education Matters: Selected Essays

Education Matters: Selected Essays

by Alan B. Krueger, Joshua David Angrist
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781840641066
Publisher:
Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2000
Series:
Economists of the Twentieth Century Series
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
1Does Compulsory School Attendance Affect Schooling and Earnings?3
2The Effect of Age at School Entry on Educational Attainment: An Application of Instrumental Variables with Moments from Two Samples39
3Split-Sample Instrumental Variables Estimates of the Return to Schooling48
4Estimates of the Economic Return to Schooling with a New Sample of Twins59
5Measuring Labor's Share76
6School Resources and Student Outcomes: An Overview of the Literature and New Evidence from North and South Carolina85
7Labor Market Effects of School Quality: Theory and Evidence105
8Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Public Schools in the United States149
9Experimental Estimates of Education Production Functions189
10School Quality and Black-White Relative Earnings: A Direct Assessment227
11Race and School Quality since Brown v. Board of Education277
12Changes in the Structure of Wages in the Public and Private Sectors341
13How Computers have Changed the Wage Structure: Evidence from Microdata, 1984-1989377
14Education for Growth in Sweden and the World407
15Reassessing the View that American Schools are Broken459
Name index475

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