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Zahra Mila Elmi

Academic rank: Professor
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Education: PhD.
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Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences
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Phone: 09112153929

Research

Title
The Effect of Education on Female-Headed Households'Earnings in Iran By Using Synthetic Cohort Data Set
Type
Presentation
Keywords
Mincerian earnings function,Returnto Education, female-headed household, Iran, Synthetic Cohort Data Set, Pseudo Panel data
Year
2016
Researchers tahereh nikbin ، Zahra Mila Elmi

Abstract

This study employs the pseudo‐panel approach to estimate returns to education among female headed households in Iran. Pseudo‐panel data are constructed from nine repeated cross‐sections for workers' females born during 1937–1981. To investigate the effect of education on earning, Mincer's Earning Function is estimated using pseudo-panel data model and maximum likelihood method.The Data is extractedfrom micro data of household surveyinrural and urban areas in 1991- 2012which covers298949 households. The results showed the positive effect of education onfemale-headed household's income.Alsothe rate of returnwas estimated 10 percent.