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Chevalier, Arnaud – Economics of Education Review, 2011
Using a survey of a cohort of UK graduates, linked to administrative data on higher education participation, this paper investigates the labour market attainment of recent graduates by subject of study. We document a large heterogeneity in the mean wages of graduates from different subjects and a considerably larger one within subject with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Graduate Surveys
Chevalier, Arnaud – Centre for the Economics of Education (NJ1), 2006
A large proportion of the gender wage gap is usually left unexplained. In this paper, we investigate whether the unexplained component is due to misspecification. Using a sample of recent UK graduates, we introduce variables on career expectations and character traits, variables that are typically not observed. The evidence indicates that women…
Descriptors: Wages, Females, Graduates, Salary Wage Differentials