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Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries: a replication exercise and additional results

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  • Tiago Sequeira

    () (Universidade da Beira Interior and INOVA, Fac. Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

  • Pedro Robalo

    () (Fac. Economia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa)

Abstract

In this note we begin by replicate the results in “Schooling Quality in a Cross-Section of Countries” [Barro and Lee 2001, Economica 68]. Then, we go further and show that results can be different when more meaningful variables are considered. In particular, school inputs lessen their effects in some specifications, approximating the macroeconomic result from the microeconomic ones.

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  • Tiago Sequeira & Pedro Robalo, 2008. "Schooling Quality in a Cross Section of Countries: a replication exercise and additional results," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 9(9), pages 1-7.
  • Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-08i20008
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