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Vocational high school graduate wage gap

the role of cognitive skills and firms

Joop Hartog (University of Amsterdam and IZA), Pedro S. Raposo (Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics), Hugo Reis (Banco de Portugal, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics, and IZA) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Comparing cohorts born between 1951 and 1994, we document and interpret changes in the wage differential among graduates from secondary education with a vocational and a general curriculum. The wage gap initially increased and then decreased. We find that these changes cannot be attributed to simple...

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Main Author: Hartog, Joop
Raposo, Pedro S
Reis, Hugo
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : May 2018
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (55 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 11549
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT019706471 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn