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Equilibrium Effects of Education Policies: a Quantitative Evaluation

  • Giovanni L. Violante

    (New York University,CEPR,NBER)

  • Costas Meghir

    (University College London and IFS)

  • Giovanni Gallipoli

    (University of British Columbia)

(they are crowded out). Thus the subsidy strongly acts on the composition of those in education. We find that subsidies made conditional on financial resources are generally preferable to those conditional on ability and large equilibrium effects can be induced by relatively small changes in marginal returns. We also evaluate the effects of changes in the relative burden of labor vis-a-vis capital taxes.

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