Public vs private schooling in an endogenous growth model
I present an overlapping generations model, with formal education as the engine of growth, close to Glomm and Ravikumar (1992). Contrary to Glomm and Ravikumar, I show that public schooling, when compared to a private system, may stimulate economic growth.
Volume (Year): 9 (2005)
Issue (Month): 10 ()
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