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Economics of Education Review

1996 Volume 15, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. The impact of shifts in supply of college graduates: Repercussion of Educational reform in Korea

    Kang-Shik Choi

    A shift in Korean education policy in 1980 suddenly increased the number of college entrants by 30% and reduced the wages of young college graduates relative to the wages of young high school... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. The effects of school district spending priorities on the exit paths of beginning teachers leaving the district

    Neil D. Theobald & R.Mark Gritz

    This paper shows that teachers ending their first employment spells are more likely to transfer to another teaching position when state teacher salaries are increased or when they are leaving... More

    pp. 11-22

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  3. Factors influencing the matriculation choices of high ability students

    William C. Weiler

    This paper analyzes the matriculation decisions of a sample of high ability students using a data base that includes information on the particular institutions in each individual's choice set, his ... More

    pp. 23-36

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  4. College attendance and the college wage premium: Differences by gender

    Susan L. Averett & Mark L. Burton

    This paper examines gender differences in the decision of whether or not to attend college. We use a human capital model of the decision to attend college, positing that this decision is a function... More

    pp. 37-49

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  5. Educational expansion and educational inequality on income distribution

    Kang H. Park

    This study examines the effects of educational variables on income distribution using cross-section data covering 59 countries. The empirical results show that a higher level of educational... More

    pp. 51-58

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  6. Labor market information and the choice of vocational specialization

    Lex Borghans, Andries De Grip & Hans Heijke

    The choice of a vocational specialization at school is often hampered by the need for labor market information which is not available. This article investigates whether students of the Dutch junior... More

    pp. 59-74

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  7. What determines alumni generosity?

    Robert A. Baade & Jeffrey O. Sundberg

    Alumni giving is correlated with institutional characteristics, such as quality and development efforts, and student characteristics, such as quality and wealth. Empirical analysis is complicated... More

    pp. 75-81

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  8. Tracking in the United States: Descriptive statistics from NELS

    Daniel I. Rees, Laura M. Argys & Dominic J. Brewer

    Although there is a general sense among educational researchers that the practice of ability grouping is widespread, national descriptive statistics on the subject are scarce. This note presents... More

    pp. 83-89

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