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Título: What Level of Education Matters Most for Growth? Evidence from Portugal
Autor: Pereira, João
St. Aubyn, Miguel
Palavras-chave: Economic growth
human capital
Issue Date: 2004
Editora: ISEG – Departamento de Economia
Citação: Pereira, João e Miguel St. Aubyn. 2004. "What Level of Education Matters Most for Growth? Evidence from Portugal". Instituto Superior de Economia e Gestão - DE Working papers nº 13-2004/DE/UECE
Relatório da Série N.º: DE Working papers;nº 13-2004/DE/UECE
Resumo: We decompose an annual average years of schooling series for Portugal into different schooling levels series. By estimating a number of vector autoregressions, we provide measures of aggregate and disaggregate economic growth impacts of different education levels. Increasing education at all levels except tertiary have a significant effect on growth. Investment in education does not significantly crowd out physical investment and average years of schooling semi-elasticities have comparable magnitude across primary and secondary levels.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/2718
ISSN: 0874-4548
Versão do Editor: https://aquila1.iseg.utl.pt/aquila/getFile.do?method=getFile&fileId=26414
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