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dc.contributor.author山本, 耕平ja
dc.contributor.author安井, 大輔ja
dc.contributor.author織田, 暁子ja
dc.contributor.alternativeYAMAMOTO, Koheien
dc.contributor.alternativeYASUI, Daisukeen
dc.contributor.alternativeODA, Akikoen
dc.contributor.transcriptionヤマモト, コウヘイja-Kana
dc.contributor.transcriptionヤスイ, ダイスケja-Kana
dc.contributor.transcriptionオダ, アキコja-Kana
dc.description.abstractThis paper aims to compare the average incomes of three groups of Japanese university graduates: medical, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), and non-STEM/M graduates. Previous studies have shown that graduates of STEM/M (STEM and medicine) earn more than non-STEM/M graduates, and have argued that this difference is because STEM graduates create higher additional value than non-STEM/M graduates. However, those studies did not consider variables that should be important determinants of income in the Japanese labor market. Moreover, there are strong doubts about the interpretation that the higher incomes of STEM/M graduates result from the higher additional value STEM graduates create. Drawing on the 2005 Social Stratification and Social Mobility national survey data, this paper examines whether STEM/M graduates earn more than non-STEM/M graduates, after controlling for other important determinants of income. The results from a multiple regression analysis estimating the effect of STEM/M on income shows that STEM/M graduates earn more than non-STEM/M graduates. When separating medical and STEM graduates, however, the estimated effect of a STEM major is not statistically significant and its value is low (1% higher than non-STEM/M). Moreover, when the sample is divided into men and women, there is a significant gender discrepancy in the effect of a STEM major: male STEM graduates earn more than male non-STEM/M graduates while female STEM graduates earn much less than female non-STEM/M graduates.en
dc.publisher.alternativeDepartment of Sociology, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto Universityen
dc.title<論文>理系の誰が高収入なのか? : SSM2005 データにもとづく文系・理系の年収比較ja
dc.title.alternative<ARTICLES>How Do University Majors Matter? Comparing the Incomes of Medical, STEM, and Non-STEM/Medical Graduatesen
dc.typedepartmental bulletin paper-
dc.type.niitypeDepartmental Bulletin Paper-
dc.identifier.jtitle京都社会学年報 : KJSja
dc.address日本学術振興会特別研究員 PDja
dc.address 日本学術振興会特別研究員 PD (同志社大学)ja
dcterms.accessRightsopen access-
dc.identifier.jtitle-alternativeKyoto Journal of Sociologyen
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