Why do we ignore the risk in schooling decisions?

While uncertainty abounds in almost any decision on investment in schooling, it is mostly ignored in research and virtually absent in labour economics text books. This paper documents the scope for risk, discusses the tough disentanglement of heterogeneity and risk, surveys the analytical models, la...

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Volume: 163
Main Author: Hartog, J
Diaz-Serrano, L
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: New York Springer US 2015
SPRINGER
Springer
published in: De Economist (Netherlands) Vol. 163; no. 2; pp. 125 - 153
Related: Human Capital
ORCID: 0000-0001-9479-5091
Data of publication: 2015
ISSN: 0013-063X
1572-9982
EISSN: 1572-9982
Discipline: Economics
Education
Subjects:
I21
I24
J24
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NARCIS:Publications
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