Is there a risk-return trade-off in educational choices? Evidence from Spain

We use data from Spain to test for an effect of earnings variance and skewness on individual wages. We carry out separate estimations for men and women. In accordance with the scant previous evidence mainly focused on the US, we report the existence of a risk-return trade-off across educational choi...

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Volume: 30
Main Author: Diaz-Serrano, Luis
Hartog, Joop
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Fundación SEPI 2006
published in: Investigaciones Economicas Vol. 30; no. 2; pp. 353 - 380
Data of publication: 2006
Series: Investigaciones Economicas
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc
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