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Returns to schooling in the Portuguese economy: a reassessment



Maria Manuel Campos*
   
Hugo Reis*
Article   |   Year:  2018   |   Pages:  215 - 242   |   Volume:  42   |   Issue:  2
Received:  November 21, 2017   |   Accepted:  April 10, 2018   |   Published online:  June 5, 2018
Download citation        https://doi.org/10.3326/pse.42.2.11       


Table 1
Descriptive statistics
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Figure 1
Employees by level of educational attainment (percentage)
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Figure 2
Average real wage per hour (in euro)
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Figure 3
Real wage growth (index 1986=1)
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Figure 4
Real wage growth for workers with tertiary education (index 1986=1)
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Figure 5
Average hourly wage by educational level
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Figure 6
Educational composition of the wage distribution
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Figure 7
OLS-based returns to an additional year of schooling
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Figure 8
Returns to schooling across the wage distribution (per cent)
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Table 2
Wage regressions – OLS
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Table 3
Wage regressions – Quantile regressions
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Figure 9
Dispersion in returns to schooling (percentage points)
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Figure 10
Returns to schooling at the mean of the wage distribution by educational attainment (per cent)
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Table 4
Wage regressions – OLS
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Figure 11
Returns to tertiary education in the post-2009 period for younger cohorts (per cent)
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Figure 12
Returns to completing the 9th grade vs share of individuals with the 9th grade
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Figure 13
Returns to schooling across the wage distribution by educational attainment (per cent)
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Table 5
Wage regressions – Quantile Regressions
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Figure A1
Distribution of real wages in 1986 and 2013
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Figure A2
Real wage dispersion
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Figure A3
Real wage dispersion by educational attainment
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  June, 2018
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