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Education and labour market outcomes: evidence from Brazil

Research output: Working paper

Publication date2011
Place of PublicationLancaster University
PublisherThe Department of Economics
Number of pages0
Original languageEnglish

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NameEconomics Working Paper Series


The effect of education on labour market outcomes is analysed using both survey and administrative data from The Brazilian PNAD and RAIS-MIGRA series, respectively. Occupational destination is examined using both multinomial logit analyses and structural dynamic discrete choice modelling. The latter approach is particularly useful as a means of evaluating policy impacts over time. We find that policy to expand educational provision leads initially to an increased take-up of education, and in the longer term leads to an increased propensity for workers to enter non-manual employment.