The Educational Attainment of Turkey's Labor Force: A Comparison Across Provinces and Overtime
AbstractThis paper presents regional and provincial data on the educational composition of Turkey's labor force over time as well as estimates of the human capital stock measured as the average years of formal education received by the work force. The data set is comprised of the estimated human capital stock for the set of 67 provinces over the census years from 1970 to 1990. Although regional disparities have persisted, the data shows significant improvements in the educational attainment of the labor force during the past two decades.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economic Research Forum in its series Working Papers with number 9706.
Date of creation: May 1997
Date of revision: May 1997
Publication status: Published by The Economic Research Forum (ERF)
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