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The Boom in Postgraduate Education and Its Impact on Wage Inequality

Joanne  Lindley,  Stephen  Machin,  October 2011
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Keywords: postgraduate education; computers

JEL Classification: J24; J31

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Abstract:

Growing numbers of university students in Britain and the United States are staying on after their first degrees to invest in a postgraduate qualification. Joanne Lindley and Stephen Machin document this trend and assess the impact on wage inequality - among graduates and across the labour force as a whole.


CentrePiece 16 (2) Autumn2011 pages: 16-19

This article summarises 'Rising Wage Inequality and Postgraduate Education' by Joanne Lindley and Stephen Machin, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1075