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The causal effect of graduating from a top university on promotion: Evidence from the University of Tokyo's 1969 admission freeze
Economics of Education Review Vol. 27, No. 2 pp. 184–196
The strong correlation between having graduated from a selective college and success in the labor market has been robustly observed in many countries. There are two major explanations for this finding. One claims that graduating from a selective...
Why has wage inequality evolved so differently between Japan and the US? The role of the supply of college-educated workers
Economics of Education Review Vol. 52, No. 1 (June 2016) pp. 29–50
Why has wage inequality not changed in Japan while it has secularly increased in the US over the last few decades? Pointing to the difference in the trends of the college wage premium in the two countries as a proximate cause, this study assesses...