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Educational Attainment in the OECD, 1960-2010

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  • Angel De la Fuente
  • Rafael Domenech

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This paper describes the construction of series of educational attainment of the adult population in a sample of 21 OECD countries covering the period 1960-2010. These series are a revised version of the data set described in de la Fuente and Domenech (2002).

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  • Angel De la Fuente & Rafael Domenech, 2012. "Educational Attainment in the OECD, 1960-2010," Working Papers 1220, BBVA Bank, Economic Research Department.
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    1. de la Fuente, Angel & Doménech, Rafael, 2015. "Educational attainment in the OECD, 1960–2010. Updated series and a comparison with other sources," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 48(C), pages 56-74.

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    educational attainment; schooling;

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    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General

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