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Returns to education; an international comparison [by] George Psacharopoulos, assisted by Keith Hinchliffe.

; Hinchliffe, Keith, author
[1st ed.].. San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1973.
ISBN 9780875891545, 0875891543

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Other Authors Hinchliffe, Keith,
Subjects Education -- Economic aspects -- Case studies.
Education -- Economic aspects.
Éducation -- Aspect économique -- Cas, Études de.
Description xiii, 216 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-207).
Contents Introduction and summary -- Rate of return estimation procedures -- Documentation of profitability studies around the world -- Searching for rate of return patterns -- The allocative efficiency of investment in education -- Human versus physical capital accumulation in economic development -- The contribution of education to economic growth -- Cost and earnings structures -- Testing some behavioural models -- Appendixes A. The sensitivity of rate of return estimates to the shape of the age-earnings profile -- B. Comparative information on the contents of existing profitability studies -- C. Sources of rate of return estimates used in this study -- D. Unit social costs by educational level -- E. Estimation of human and physical capital per member of the labour force -- F. The distribution of the labour force by educational level and relative wages -- G. Rate of return patterns and alternative measures of development -- H. Additional tables -- I. Glossary of symbols.
Genre Case studies.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)560457
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WorldCat Identities Psacharopoulos, George.
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