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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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    10. Daron Acemoglu & Joshua Angrist, 2001. "How Large are Human-Capital Externalities? Evidence from Compulsory-Schooling Laws," NBER Chapters, in: NBER Macroeconomics Annual 2000, Volume 15, pages 9-74 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    11. Elchanan Cohn & John Addison, 1998. "The Economic Returns to Lifelong Learning in OECD Countries," Education Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 253-307.
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    13. 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.
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