Stability of College Rankings. A Study of Relative Earnings Estimates Applying Different Methods and Models on Swedish Data

Publication year: 2009

Marie Gartell

This study investigates how stabile the ranking system of Swedish universities is in relation to future incomes of their alumni. Amongst the findings, the ranking of colleges varies both across methods and model specifications, and earnings equations tend to be consistent with regard to which colleges that on average are found in the top and bottom half of the earnings distribution.

Download Working Report 2009 no.16

Publication year: 2009

Marie Gartell

This study investigates how stabile the ranking system of Swedish universities is in relation to future incomes of their alumni. Amongst the findings, the ranking of colleges varies both across methods and model specifications, and earnings equations tend to be consistent with regard to which colleges that on average are found in the top and bottom half of the earnings distribution.

Download Working Report 2009 no.16