A question of degree: The effects of degree class on labor market outcomes

•We estimate the causal effect of degree class on labor market outcomes.•Our empirical strategy is a regression discontinuity design.•We estimate positive effects on industry placement, wages, and earnings.•We explain heterogeneous effects with a theory of statistical discrimination. How does perfor...

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Volume: 61
Main Author: Feng, Andy
Graetz, Georg
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Elsevier Ltd 01.12.2017
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Elsevier B.V
published in: Economics of education review Vol. 61; pp. 140 - 161
Data of publication: December 2017
ISSN: 0272-7757
1873-7382
EISSN: 1873-7382
Discipline: Education
Economics
Statistics
Subjects:
C26
J31
I24
J24
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index - 2017
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