The Impact of Education on Occupational Choice in Sub-Saharan Africa-An Instrumental Variable Approach

Jiang, Yiwei.


  • Abstract: In this paper, we investigate the relationship between education and occupational choices in Sub-Saharan Africa. Using exposure to missionary activities during colonial periods as an instrumental variable for education, we find that education decreases the likelihood of individual's working in the agricultural sector, and increases the probabilities of engaging in professional and servic... read more
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