Education and Economic Growth : A Meta-Regression Analysis

  title={Education and Economic Growth : A Meta-Regression Analysis},
  • Published 2015
— This paper surveys the literature which examines the effect of education on economic growth. Specifically, we apply metaregression analysis to 57 studies with 989 estimates and show that there is substantial publication selection bias toward a positive impact of education on growth. Once we account for this, the genuine growth effect of education is not homogeneous across studies, but varies according to several factors. Specifically, it is attributed to differences in education measurement… CONTINUE READING
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