In the first chapter of the dissertation I discuss under what conditions data on subjective expectations of earnings can improve our understanding of educational choices. I then analyze the validity of survey data on expectations of Mexican adolescents and show that expected returns to schooling and perceived earnings and employment risk are important determinants of educational decisions.The coefficient on GPA is even around three times larger in this fixed-effect framework (compare to tables 1.3 and 1.4). ... At the same time being overweight or obese are now significant predictors of within- family differences of earningsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on the Use of Subjective Expectations in the Analysis of Educational Choices|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|