Higher Education, Productivity Revelation and Performance Pay Jobs
|dc.description.abstract||This paper examines the impact of college education on workers’ subsequent careers, based on a direct role of college graduation on the revelation of workers’ individual ability. Using NLSY79, we document a positive relationship between ability and signaling behavior for high school graduates and a non-positive relationship for college graduates. Moreover, we show active job mobility for high ability high school graduates. We argue that these patterns are the result of post-schooling signaling of high school graduates whose individual ability, unlike college graduates, is not observed in the beginning of their careers.||-|
|dc.publisher||KDI School of Public Policy and Management||-|
|dc.relation.isPartOfSeries||KDI School Working Paper 15-13||-|
|dc.subject||performance pay jobs||-|
|dc.title||Higher Education, Productivity Revelation and Performance Pay Jobs||-|
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