Session 53:
Investments in Education, Demographic Processes, and Socioeconomic Development

Thursday, May 1
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
2nd Floor

Chair: Mark R. Montgomery, Population Council
Discussant: Cem Mete, World Bank Group

  1. Falling behind while Catching up: Changes in the Female-Male Wage Differential in Urban Turkey, 1988 to 1994Meltem Dayioglu, Middle East Technical University; Insan Tunali, Koc University

  2. Assessing the Impact of Affirmation Action on Educational Attainment in IndiaSonalde Desai, University of Maryland; Veena Kulkarni, University of Maryland

  3. Gender Differences in Test Score in Colombia. The Paradox of More Education but Low Scores for WomenJuan C. Guzman, Princeton University

  4. Regional Wage Differential and the Social Returns to Education: A Hierarchical ApproachBernardo L. Queiroz, University of California, Berkeley

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