Croyances culturelles éducation et croissance
[Cultural beliefs education and growth]
AbstractWe consider a growth model with education, externalities and a cultural norm . We show that endogenous emergence of this cultural belief may lead to increasing the stock of human capital and accelerating national growth.The mechanism of this internalization is based on the existence of endogenous social status or identity pattern that encourages to the accumulation of knowledge. This cultural norm is presented as an informal mechanism which may be an effective substitute tool to a the formal institution given by a system of income taxation.
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Culture; Beliefs; Education; Growth;
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- O43 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
- D83 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Search, Learning, and Information
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-05-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-CUL-2012-05-22 (Cultural Economics)
- NEP-DGE-2012-05-22 (Dynamic General Equilibrium)
- NEP-EVO-2012-05-22 (Evolutionary Economics)
- NEP-FDG-2012-05-22 (Financial Development & Growth)
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