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Education and Growth: What Links for Which Policy?

  • Jean-Luc Demeulemeester
  • Claude Diebolt

The relation between education and growth is not an easy topic. At the turn of the century a vague of skepticism reawaked due to empirical evidence concerning a weak link between education and growth in the developed countries. A new emerging literature on the political economy of educational reforms should help economists in the design of policies that are both optimal (conducive to growth) and politically acceptable.

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Article provided by Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC) in its journal Historical Social Research (Section 'Cliometrics').

Volume (Year): 36 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 323-346

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