Post-schooling outcomes of university graduates: a tax data linkage approach


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This paper is rooted in the construction of a new and unique dataset which links administrative data on students who graduated from the University of Ottawa (a large Canadian urban university) from 1998 through 2010 with Canadian tax record data. [The authors] track students' post-schooling earnings on a year-by-year basis, and all graduates are followed through to 2011, which means [the authors] are able to track earnings over as much as 13 years for the earliest cohorts. [The authors] break earning profiles down by area of study and follow each graduating cohort separately, allowing ...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Outcomes; Students; Higher education; Income; Gender; Employment; Providers of education and training; Research

Keywords: Outcomes of education and training; Graduates; Return on education and training; University; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Education Policy Research Initiative, 2015

Physical description: 46 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 119.794

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