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Os Efeitos Da Qualidade Do Ensino Sobre O Crescimento Econômico


  • Fernando Garcia
  • Thaís Pons
  • Caio Mussolini


This article analyzes the effects of quality schooling on economic growth, focusing mainly the empirical aspects of this line of research. The text aims to answer fundamental questions put forward by recent literature: What effects education had on economic growth? Has the increase of average schooling affected equally both developed and developing countries? To answer these questions, the most relevant recent empirical studies are reviewed, analyzing not only their econometric results but also their methodologies. Then, econometric estimates are performed, bringing to light new evidence on the issue. They are more conclusive than previous results found in the literature, showing that effective education has a positive effect on growth.

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  • Fernando Garcia & Thaís Pons & Caio Mussolini, 2005. "Os Efeitos Da Qualidade Do Ensino Sobre O Crescimento Econômico," Anais do XXXIII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 33th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 060, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  • Handle: RePEc:anp:en2005:060

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    1. Glyn, Andrew, 1997. "Does Aggregate Profitability Really Matter?," Cambridge Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 21(5), pages 593-619, September.
    2. Kristin J. Forbes, 2000. "A Reassessment of the Relationship between Inequality and Growth," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 90(4), pages 869-887, September.
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    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
    • O47 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Empirical Studies of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence

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