Email from a reader. Reprinted anonymously with his permission.Hi Bryan, I have enjoyed your books & EconLog posts (thank you for all you write!), and have an anecdote that might interest you re: Case Against Education. I'm an engineer working in industry and currently about halfway through a top-ranked online MBA program. I went into it aware of (and in agreement with) your theory that signaling and ability bias explain most of observed MBA wage premiums, consciously expecting to learn little, but hoping it would nonetheless help me receive a management-level promotion in the medium term. I believe the signal actually paid off before I even started the degree. I took the GMAT and got admitted to
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