Is Shale Development Drilling Holes in the Human Capital Pipeline?
Rickman, Dan S.; Wang, Hongbo; Winters, John V.;
Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
Subject: Q4 | R1 | R2 | shale development | synthetic control method | educational attainment
Using the Synthetic Control Method (SCM) and a novel method for measuring changes in educational attainment we examine the link between educational attainment and shale oil and gas extraction for the states of Montana, North Dakota, and West Virginia. The three states e... View more