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Increases in human capital and growth: new data, more conclusive results.
Using a new data set for human capital/adult, I show that changes in human capital cause economic growth in 56 countries over the 1985 to 2005 period. I show that these results are superior to results using average schooling ...
The role of education in economic growtht: theory, history, and current returns.
Evidence is presented that economic development requires both human capital and physical capital and that historically human capital has been the limiting factor in national development. Education has direct and indirect ...
Evidence that Capital Formation is Over-Estimated in ICP 2011
(Universidad EAFIT, 2015-07-22)
Using the ICP 2011’s cross-country data on input prices and project cost shares, I show that the construction prices in ICP 2011 are substantially underestimated in low and middle income countries. As a consequence, the ...
Family, Schools, or Culture: What Explains Differences in U.S. Student Achievement Across Ethnic Groups on PISA 2012?
(Universidad EAFIT, 2017-12-17)
U.S. students in different ethnic groups have very different average scores on the PISA 2012 mathematics and reading tests, with Blacks and Hispanics showing negative gaps relative to White students and Asians showing a ...