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Economic returns to education quality

John S. Akin

Economic returns to education quality

an empirical analysis for whites, Blacks, poor whites, and poor Blacks

by John S. Akin

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Published by Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison in [Madison] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Education -- United States -- Statistics.,
    • Students -- United States -- Economic conditions -- Statistics.,
    • Poor whites -- United States.,
    • Poor African Americans.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 44.

      StatementJohn S. Akin, Irwin Garfinkel.
      SeriesDiscussion papers - Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison ; 224-74, Discussion papers (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty) ;, 224.
      ContributionsGarfinkel, Irwin, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC3731 .A63
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5020068M
      LC Control Number76624327

      The Effects of Education on Health "An additional four years of education lowers five-year mortality by percentage points; it also reduces the risk of heart disease by percentage points, and the risk of diabetes by percentage points." There is a well known, large, and persistent association between education and health. The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children Growth in both the quantity and the quality of the labor force inequality grew as the economic return to education (the economic benefit of attending school) rose, especially in countries like the U.S. where the File Size: 3MB. The 70 contributors are each well-regarded economists whose research has advanced the topic on which they write, and this book fulfills an undersupplied niche for a text in the economics of education. The chapters come from the acclaimed International Encyclopedia of Education, 3e (), edited by Eva Baker, Barry McGaw, and Penelope Peterson/5(5). Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

      This study examines the link between educational levels and economic growth and estimates the potential impact of the different educational levels on economic growth in Greece over the period – During that period an educational expansion took place especially in secondary and mainly in higher education.


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The 70 contributors are each well-regarded economists whose research has advanced the topic on which they write, and this book fulfills an undersupplied niche for a text in the economics of education. The chapters come from the acclaimed International Encyclopedia of Education, 3e (), edited by Eva Baker, Barry McGaw, and Penelope Peterson.

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Economics of Education Series 1 Returns to Quality of Education Julian R. Betts June Economics of Education Thematic Group The World Bank ABSTRACT: This paper provides a literature review on the economics of school quality.

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The global average private rate of return to schooling, estimated at 9%, is used as a global benchmark. Human Capital and Education: The State of the Art in the Economics of Education* This review describes the research frontier on human capital and education in economics research.

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38 Economic Returns to Schooling and Skills – An Analysis of India and Pakistan Monazza Aslam, Department of Economics, University of Oxford Geeta Kingdon, Institute of Education, University of London Anuradha De and Rajeev Kumar, Collaborative Research and Dissemination (CORD), India December   The knowledge and skills of workers available in the labor supply is a key determinant for both business and economic growth.

Industries with higher education and Author: Brent Radcliffe. A new approach to higher education finance. In M.O. Orwig, Financing higher education: Alternatives for the Federal Government (pp. Iowa City: American College Testing Program. Reference to a journal publication Stanovnik, T.

The returns to education in Slovenia. Economics of Education Review, 16 (4), CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title.

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Foltz and Ousman Gajigo are respectively Associate Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Economist, African Development Bank respectively. The authors are grateful to the Central Bureau of Statistics for. Education and economic growth: A review of the literature we find that the returns to education for individuals with a disability or poor health are positive, although of moderate size and Author: Barbara Sianesi.

EDUCATION FROM A GENDER EQUALITY PERSPECTIVE. education quality and gender equality and the distinction between parity and equity. Achieving gender economic returns to schooling at the secondary and tertiary levels are consistently high (and differentially high for young women).

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