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dc.contributor.advisorNiramol Ariyaarpakamol
dc.contributor.authorKencho _
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-10T06:43:22Z
dc.date.available2019-01-10T06:43:22Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifierb203127
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.nida.ac.th/handle/662723737/4043
dc.descriptionThesis (M. Econ.)--National Institute of Development Administration, 2018
dc.description.abstractIn view of education as a doorway to the economic well-being of individuals and nation, the Government of Bhutan confers top priority to the development of education sector by allocating the highest share of annual budget for the last several years. However, despite government bestowing apex precedence to education sector, there are no explicit empirical studies carried out to ascertain private returns to education in Bhutan. Thus, this study aims to investigate the determinants of earnings and estimate returns to education for Bhutanese workers by employing pooled regression models and a pseudo-panel approach respectively. A pseudo-panel dataset was constructed from six repeated cross-sectional labor force surveys from 2010 – 2015 for workers born in 1955 – 2000. The returns to education were estimated for two-year and three-year birth cohorts. Additionally, the OLS regression using data on individuals was employed in this study for the comparative purpose. The study shows that the earnings of males exceed that of females, earnings of rural workers exceed that of urban workers, and the earnings of divorced workers exceed that of married ones whereas the single workers earn fairly lower than their married counterparts. Furthermore, this study affirms work experience of individuals as an important determinant of earnings in Bhutan. This study also shows that the OLS estimated returns to education is approximately 9% whereas the returns from pseudo-panel estimations are 21% for both two-year and three-year birth cohorts suggesting a downward bias in the OLS estimation. Keywords: returns to education, pseudo-panel approach, Bhutan, labor force surveysen
dc.format.extent64 leaves
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherNational Institute of Development Administration
dc.rightsผลงานนี้เผยแพร่ภายใต้ลิขสิทธิ์ของสถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์th
dc.subject.otherEducation -- Bhutanen
dc.subject.otherEducationeng
dc.titleThe returns to education in Bhutan: employing a pseudo-panel approachen
dc.typeTexten
dc.rights.holderNational Institute of Development Administration
mods.genreThesisen
mods.physicalLocationสถาบันบัณฑิตพัฒนบริหารศาสตร์. สำนักบรรณสารการพัฒนา
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Economics
thesis.degree.levelMaster's
thesis.degree.grantorNational Institute of Development Administration
thesis.degree.departmentSchool of Development Economicsen


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