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10-075/3 - Family Background Variables as Instruments for Education in Income Regressions: A Bayesian Analysis


  • Authors
    Lennart Hoogerheide, Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam; Joern H. Block, CASBEC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany; Roy Thurik, CASBEC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, EIM Business and Policy Research, Zoetermeer, and Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany
  • Publication date
    August 2, 2010
  • Keywords
    education; family background variables; earnings; income; instrumental variables; Bayesian analysis
  • JEL
    C11, C13, C15, J24, J30