Posts Tagged ‘signaling model’

  • What's Communicated by a College Degree?

    What Signals Does a College Degree Really Send?

    May 30, 14 • 354 Views • Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, Education, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    Some economists have an unexpected reason for the college earnings premium. First, the premium… In 2011, a diploma from a 4-year college meant you would earn 83% more than your high school classmate who did not attend college. Looked at slightly