The Study of Returns to Private Investment in Higher Education from the Point of Employment

Chun-lei HAN, Kong-lai ZHU


The quantitative methods are used to compare the difference of vocation and employment between the university graduates and high school graduates, which including the secondary school graduates. And the following four respects are involved to describe the impact of higher education to employment: the relative concentration degree, the difference of vocation, the weekly working time and the working industry. So we come to the conclution from the aspect of employment that private investment gets not only great market returns but also nonmarket returns.
Key words: higher education; private investment; non-market returns; employment
Résumé: Les méthodes quantitatives sont utilisées pour comparer les différences dans la vacation et dans le type de travail entre les diplômés des universités et les diplômés des collèges, y compris les écoles secondaires. Les quatre aspects suivants sont impliqués pour décrire l’impact d’une éducation supérieure sur l’emploi : le degré de concentration relatif, les différences de vocation, les heures de travail hebdomadaires, et le type de l’industrie dans lequelle ils travaillent. Du point de vue de l’emploi, nous arrivons à la conculsion que l’investissment privé peut obtenir non seulement des rendements du marché mais aussi des rendements qui ne proviennent pas du marché.
Mots-Clés: enseignement supérieur; investissement supérieur; rendements qui ne proviennent pas du marché; emploi

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