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Changing returns to education in Spain during the 1980s


Economics of Education Review Volume 17, Number 2 ISSN 0272-7757 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


We present evidence on returns to education for Spanish employees during the 1980s, a period of remarkable structural transformations. The results show a declining payoff to education between 1981 and 1991 for lower and intermediate educational levels, whereas higher education does not show a reduction in its return. At the same time, earnings inequality by gender declined noticeably as educational attainment expanded. [JEL I21, J31]


Vila, L.E. & Mora, J.G. Changing returns to education in Spain during the 1980s. Economics of Education Review, 17(2), 173-178. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved November 26, 2020 from .

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