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Higher Education and Economic Development in Africa: a Review of Channels and Interactions.

Abstract:

While the numbers with completed tertiary level education are low in Africa, both relative to other countries and in absolute terms, they have been growing very rapidly. Three questions are addressed in this paper. The first is how higher education links to other forms of capital accumulation in a process that leads to economic growth. The second is how higher education links to job outcomes in particular the role of the public sector and self-employment as outcomes for graduates. The third i...

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Francis Teal More by this author
Volume:
WPS/2010-25
Series:
CSAE Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2010-08-05
URN:
uuid:26c78eb9-11f2-4c46-a673-3d79103435f3
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14536
Language:
English

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