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College Attrition and the Dynamics of Information Revelation
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2016-05-31)
This paper investigates the role played by informational frictions in college and the workplace. We estimate a dynamic structural model of schooling and work decisions, where individuals have imperfect information about ...
Extremal Quantile Regressions for Selection Models and the Black-White Wage Gap
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-06-01)
We consider the estimation of a semiparametric location-scale model subject to endogenous selection, in the absence of an instrument or a large support regressor. Identification relies on the independence between the covariates ...
The Career Prospects of Overeducated Americans
(Economic Research Initiatives at Duke (ERID), 2014-05-01)
In this paper we analyze career dynamics for the large share of U.S. workers who have more schooling than their peers in the same occupation. We use data from the NLSY79 combined with the CPS to analyze transitions into ...