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Author Barro, Robert J., author.

Title Education matters : global schooling gains from the 19th to the 21st century / Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee.

Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.


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Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Recently human capital has emerged as one of the most active areas of research in economics. This research depends fundamentally on good data, and efforts at constructing useful measures of educational attainment for a broad panel of countries go back 20 years. In this book the extend the earlier work is extended by presenting and discussing a new long-term data set on educational attainment of the population for 146 countries from 1870 to 2010. In addition, new data is given on educational quality based on internationally comparable test scores for 134 countries from 1965 to 2010.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on June 16, 2015).
Other author Yi, Chong-hwa, 1960- author.
Subject School environment -- Longitudinal studies.
Educational attainment -- Longitudinal studies.
Economic development -- Effect of education on.
ISBN 9780199379262 (ebook) : No price