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Production Externalities of Education: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.

Abstract:

Schooling has externality effects in agriculture when, in the course of conducting their own private economic activities, educated farmers raise the productivity of their uneducated neighbours. This paper seeks to determine the potential size and source of such benefits for rural areas of Ethiopia, where school enrolment is low and the private returns to education may not be apparent. Average and stochastic frontier production functions are estimated, including household and community educati...

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Journal:
Journal of African Economies
Volume:
16
Publication date:
2007-01-01
URN:
uuid:12f4b698-6933-47b1-9cf9-e2a96c59c48a
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10823
Language:
English

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