Is it still worth going to college?

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Daly, Mary C.; Bengali, Leila;
  • Journal: FRBSF Economic Letter
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    mesheuropmc: education | humanities | health care economics and organizations

Earning a four-year college degree remains a worthwhile investment for the average student. Data from U.S. workers show that the benefits of college in terms of higher earnings far outweigh the costs of a degree, measured as tuition plus wages lost while attending schoo... View more
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    Barrow, Lisa, and Cecilia E. Rouse. 2005. “Does College Still Pay?” The Economist's Voice 2(4), pp. 1-8. Card, David. 2001. “Estimating the Return to Schooling: Progress on Some Persistent Econometric Problems.”

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