The Contribution of Schooling in Development Accounting : Results from a Nonparametric Upper Bound

@inproceedings{Caselli2012TheCO,
  title={The Contribution of Schooling in Development Accounting : Results from a Nonparametric Upper Bound},
  author={Francesco Maria Caselli and Antonio Ciccone},
  year={2012}
}
How much would output increase if underdeveloped economies were to increase their levels of schooling? We contribute to the development accounting literature by describing a non-parametric upper bound on the increase in output that can be generated by more schooling. The advantage of our approach is that the upper bound is valid for any number of schooling levels with arbitrary patterns of substitution/complementarity. Another advantage is that the upper bound is robust to certain forms of… CONTINUE READING

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