Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10620/18360
Longitudinal Study: HILDA
Title: The returns to mature-age education in Australia
Authors: Chesters, Jenny 
Perales, F 
Publication Date: 3-Jan-2019
Pages: 87-98
Keywords: Occupational status
Lifelong learning
Wages
Adult education
Abstract: Using 15 years of Australian panel data and fixed-effect panel regression models, we examine the prevalence of and labour market returns to different types of qualification upgrading between ages 25–63, paying attention to differences by gender, time since attainment and age at attainment. Mature-age educational upgrading is associated with increases in earnings and occupational status, with substantial heterogeneity across different types of educational transitions and only weak evidence of gender differences. In some cases, qualifications obtained at younger ages yield better pay offs, and time since qualification attainment is associated with faster wage growth.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijer.2017.07.003
URL: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0883035517302793
Keywords: Education and Training; Employment
Research collection: Journal Articles
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