This paper estimates the economic return to English ability for college graduates in China by using data from Chinese Education Panel Survey (CEPS). OLS and PSM methods show that it is more valuable to possessing global English test certificates such as TOFEL, GRE and IELTS than domestic English test certificates.

Published in: London International Conference on Education (LICE-2016)

  • Date of Conference: 14-17 November 2016
  • DOI: 10.2053/LICE.2016.0021
  • ISBN: 978-1-908320-76-6
  • Conference Location: Heathrow Windsor Marriott Hotel, UK