On education, screening and human capital

Eliakim Katz, Adrian Ziderman

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The paper tests the hypothesis that educational attainment acts, inter alia, as a screening device for worker selection by comparing the average educational level of pairs of screened and non-screened groups within similar occupational categories. The results, based on Israeli data, support the view that strong screening effects are at work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)81-88
Number of pages8
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1980


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