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The Quality vs. the Quantity of Schooling: What Drives Economic Growth?
This paper challenges Hanushek and Woessmann's (2008) contention that the quality and not the quantity of schooling determines a nation's rate of economic growth. I first show that their statistical analysis is flawed. I ...
Human capital and growth in Japan: Converging to the steady state in a 1% world
Annual growth in GDP/adult in Japan has declined from over 10% in 1969 to an average of 1% since the financial crisis in 1991. I showthat a dynamic Solow growth model, augmented with human capital, weekly hours worked, and ...