Three Essays in Labor Economics

Three Essays in Labor Economics

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The third chapter estimates effect of working while in college on drop put probability. The model is estimated using data from the NLSY 1979. The estimates show that higher ability individuals are less likely to drop out of college and that the net cost of education decreases with an increase in parents' education. The policy experiments suggests that a policy which provides aid to college students and later taxes the income of college graduates increases the enrollment rate and decreases the dropout rate.The counterfactuals performed above show that subsidizing college education increases the enrollment rate ... 3.7 Conclusion A simple structural ... The results show the importance of working while in college to cover the cost of education.

Title:Three Essays in Labor Economics
Author:Shiv K. Saini
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008


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