Is There a Return - Risk Link in Education?
10 Pages Posted: 30 Jul 2001
Date Written: July 2001
Risk averse investors have to be compensated in higher expected returns when facing investments with higher risk. Education is an important investment therefore we use the results for 16 countries to test the positive relationship between return to education and the risk involved in this investment. It seems that most of the countries fit the pattern well: higher risk; higher return.
Keywords: Returns to Education, Risk, Quantile Regression
JEL Classification: C29, I21, J24
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