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  • Yeo Khee Yong

    (Manpower Research and Statistics Department, Ministry of Manpower)

  • Toh Mun Heng

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    (Department of Business Policy, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore)

  • Shandre Mugan Thangavelu

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    (Singapore Centre for Applied and Policy Economics (SCAPE) Department of Economics, National University of Singapore)

  • James Wong

    (Senior Assistant Director Manpower Research and Statistics Department Ministry of Manpower)

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    Paper provided by National University of Singapore, Department of Economics, SCAPE in its series SCAPE Policy Research Working Paper Series with number 0703.

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    Length: 39 pages
    Date of creation: Jan 2007
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    Handle: RePEc:sca:scaewp:0703
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    9. Lucas, Robert Jr., 1988. "On the mechanics of economic development," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 3-42, July.
    10. Concetta, MENDOLICCHIO, 2005. "Gender and private returns to education : a cross-European analysis," Discussion Papers (ECON - Département des Sciences Economiques) 2005056, Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques.
    11. Bartel, Ann P & Lichtenberg, Frank R, 1987. "The Comparative Advantage of Educated Workers in Implementing New Technology," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 69(1), pages 1-11, February.
    12. Chris Sakellariou, 2003. "Rates of Return to Investments in Formal and Technical/Vocational Education in Singapore," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(1), pages 73-87.
    13. Hossain, Shaikh I., 1997. "Making education in China equitable and efficient," Policy Research Working Paper Series 1814, The World Bank.
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