Human capital, signaling, and employer learning: what insights do we gain from regression discontinuity designs?

"Several recent papers employ the regression discontinuity design (RDD) to estimate the causal effect of a diploma (or similar credentials) on wages. Using a simple model of asymmetric information, I show that RDD estimates the information value of a diploma. A positive information value arises...

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Volume: 11125
Main Author: Graetz, Georg
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn 2017
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
Data of publication: 2017
Series: IZA discussion paper
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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