Journal Article

No. 2011-12 | September 02, 2011
Labour Market Returns to Higher Education in Vietnam PDF Icon
(Published in Special Issue Quasi Markets in Education)


This paper employs the Ordinary Least Squares, Instrumental Variables and Treatment Effect models to a new dataset from the Vietnam Household Living Standards Survey (VHLSS) to estimate return to four-year university education in 2008. Our estimates reveal that income premium of four-year university education is about 97 percent above that of high school education, and robust to the various estimators.

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Quasi Markets in Education 

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C31 J31 O15


Tinh Doan and Philip Stevens (2011). Labour Market Returns to Higher Education in Vietnam. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal, 5 (2011-12): 1—21.


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