Relative Wage Patterns Among the Highly Educated in a Knowledge-based Economy - ARCHIVED

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This study extends previous work on the evolution of the education premium, and investigates the existence of diverging university/high school earnings ratio trends across industries in the knowledge-based economy. The study also discusses the changing demand for high-skilled workers by comparing relative wages of university graduates holding degrees in "applied" fields to those of other university graduates (the "field" premium).

Issue Number: 2004232
Author(s): Morissette, René; Ostrovsky, Yuri; Picot, Garnett
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PDFSeptember 29, 2004