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Education and labour market outcomes : evidence from India

Aggarwal, A and Freguglia, R and Johnes, G and Spricigo, G (2011) Education and labour market outcomes : evidence from India. Working Paper. The Department of Economics, Lancaster University.

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    Abstract

    The impact of education on labour market outcomes is analysed using data from various rounds of the National Sample Survey of India. Occupational destination is examined using both multinomial logit analyses and structural dynamic discrete choice modelling. The latter approach involves the use of a novel approach to constructing a pseudo-panel from repeated cross-section data, and is particularly useful as a means of evaluating policy impacts over time. We find that policy to expand educational provision leads initially to an increased takeup of education, and in the longer term leads to an increased propensity for workers to enter non-manual employment.

    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: occupation ; education ; development
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
    ID Code: 49037
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 11 Jul 2011 22:30
    Refereed?: No
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 27 Jul 2012 01:21
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/49037

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