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This article examines whether the productivity spillovers from a large share of highly educated workers occur within regions, sectors and/or firms. To distinguish between these possibilities, I follow a two-stage procedure to estimate a Mincerian wage equation using matched employer-employee panel data on individual earnings and educational attainment.
CPB Discussion Paper 381 | 3 September 2018
34 pages | pdf document, 1.1 MB
CPB Policy Brief 2018/05 | 28 February 2018
pdf document, 5.3 MB
The existence of an urban wage growth premium is a well-established empirical fact. This article challenges the conventional view that faster wage growth for urban workers is caused by human capital spillovers.
CPB Discussion Paper 377 | 28 February 2018
36 pages | pdf document, 1.5 MB
This article argues that the spatial scope of agglomeration economies is much more complex than is often assumed in the agglomeration literature. We provide insight into this issue by analyzing panel data on individual wages with a high level of spatial detail.
CPB Discussion Paper 376 | 28 February 2018
36 pages | pdf document, 4.2 MB
This paper argues that the spatial decay function of agglomeration economies is much more complex than is often assumed in the agglomeration literature. We provide insight into this issue by analyzing a nationwide and spatially rich wage panel.
CPB Discussion Paper 342 | 21 February 2017
32 pages | pdf document, 3.8 MB
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