Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/20445
Authors: 
O'Leary, Nigel C.
Sloane, Peter J.
Year of Publication: 
2004
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion paper series 1199
Abstract: 
In this paper, we estimate the rate of return to first degrees, masters degrees and PhDs in Britain using data from the Labour Force Survey. We estimate returns to broad subject groups and more narrowly defined disciplines, distinguishing returns by gender and attempting to control for variations in student quality across disciplines. The results reveal considerable heterogeneity in returns to particular degree programmes and by gender, which have important policy implications for charging students for the costs of their education.
Subjects: 
education
wages
JEL: 
I2
J0
J3
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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