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ERIC Number: EJ149776
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Publication Date: 1976
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Earnings, Education, Genetics, and Environment
Taubman, Paul
Journal of Human Resources, 11, 4, 447-461, F 76
A major and well-recognized difficulty in estimating the effects of education on earnings is that the more educated are likely to be more able, irrespective of education. This problem is studied using data on identical twins to control for differences in ability that arise from genetic endowments and family environment. (WL)
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