Bernard Fortin et Safa Ragued publieront dans Economics of Education Review

3 Avril 2017

Bernard Fortin et Safa Ragued publieront un article intitulé "Does Temporary Interruption in Postsecondary Education Induce a Wage Penalty? Evidence from Canada" dans Economics of Education Review.

Voici le résumé de l'article : 

Almost 40% of Canadian youth who left postsecondary education in 1999 had returned two years later. This paper investigates the extent to which schooling discontinuities aect post-graduation starting wages and whether the latter are inuenced by the reasons behind these discontinuities. We use data from the 2007 National Graduate Survey. We apply Lewbel's (2012) generated instruments approach. The source of identication is a heteroscedastic covariance restriction of the error terms that is a feature of many models of endogeneity. We also perform two-stage quantile regressions. We find a positive effect on wages of temporary interruption for men who held a full-time job during their out-of-school spell(s). Both men and women witness a wage decrease if their interruption depends on health issues. Women bear a wage penalty if their interruption is due to a part-time job, to lack of money, or is caused by reasons other than health, work, and money.