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How Much Do Educational Outcomes Matter in OECD Countries?

Posted in Life with tags , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

“Existing growth research provides little explanation for the very large differences in long-run growth performance across OECD countries. We show that cognitive skills can account for growth differences within the OECD, whereas a range of economic institutions and quantitative measures of tertiary education cannot …” (more)

[Kevin Denny, Geary Behavioural Economics Blog, 8 February]