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Essays in labour economics: Thailand’s labour market adjustment during the structural transformation process

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I examine the importance of human capital for economic development in Thailand during the period of high economic growth and structural transformation (1985-2000), using labour force survey data. The three main chapters attempt to estimate the effects of education, as a measure of human capital, on three major outcomes in the Thai labour market, namely (i) earnings; (ii) sector of employment; and (iii) earnings inequality. I address the endogeneity problem of education using an education p...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
Economics
Research group:
Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Oxford college:
Worcester College
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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English
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2015-02-16

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