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Relation éducation croissance économique au Maroc Long terme ou court terme?
[Education and Economic Growth in Morocco: short-term or long term relationship?]

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  • bouoiyour, jamal

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The aim of this paper is to shed light on the relationship between education and growth in Morocco. Econometric tools (Granger-causality tests and cointegration) was used to evaluate the existence and direction of the relationship. The results show a significant short-term causality between education (proxied by enrollment rates in all three levels: primary, secondary and tertiary) and growth in both direction. However, no stable long-term could be found. This suggests that this relationship is indeed not mechanistic. Educational policies and functioning of the labor market explain this fact.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 29162.

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Date of creation: Apr 2000
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:29162

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Keywords: Education; Growth; Stationarity; causality; Cointegration.;

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