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Updated April 18, 2016

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Differentials are estimated with controls for experience (as a quartic), region (4), marital status, race/ethnicity, and education, which are specified as dummy variables for less than high school, some college, college, and advanced degree. Log of hourly wage is the dependent variable. Estimates were made on the CPS-ORG data as described in Appendix B, and presented in Table 4.13.


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