Does it pay to attend a prestigious university?
|Title:||Does it pay to attend a prestigious university?||Authors:||Chevalier, Arnaud
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1263||Date:||Aug-2003||Online since:||2009-07-21T15:44:31Z||Abstract:||This paper provides evidence of heterogeneity in the returns to higher education in the UK. Attending the most prestigious universities leads to a wage premium of up to 6% for males. The rise in participation in higher education also led to a greater sorting of students and an increase in the returns to quality. These results somehow justify the recent introduction of top-up fees. Additionally, identification strategy matters and OLS estimates may be severely biased. However, our estimates, based on propensity score matching, are imprecise due to the thinness of the common support.||Funding Details:||Department for Education and Skills; The Council for Industry and Higher Education||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Series/Report no.:||UCD Centre for Economic Research Working Paper Series; WP03/20||Keywords:||Higher education quality; Tuition fees||Subject LCSH:||Education, Higher--Economic aspects
Wages--Effect of education on
|Other versions:||http://www.ucd.ie/economics/research/papers/2003/WP03.20.pdf||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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