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Education and Growth: What Links for Which Policy?

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  • Demeulemeester Jean-Luc

    (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgique)

  • Diebolt Claude

    (Université de Strasbourg, France)

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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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  • Demeulemeester Jean-Luc & Diebolt Claude, 2009. "Education and Growth: What Links for Which Policy?," Working Papers 09-03, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC).
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