Over-education for the rich vs under-education for the poor: a search-theoretic microfoundation

This paper provides a search-theoretic microfoundation to the popular view according to which rich but poorly talented individuals crowd out poorer and more talented individuals from schooling. We consider a two-sector, two schooling level matching model of unemployment with ex-post rent-sharing. In...

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Main Author: Charlot, Olivier
Decreuse, Bruno
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.01.2006
Related: HAL
Data of publication: 2006/01/01
Series: Working Papers
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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