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Has the expansion of higher education led to greater economic growth?

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There is an enduring belief by UK policymakers that a large higher education sector is an important driver of long-run economic growth, which has been part of the narrative since the Robbins Report. Back then, there was plenty of conjecture and assumption, but strikingly little concrete evidence to support such a belief. This paper asks whether the evidence base has strengthened in the 50 years since it was published. It looks at a number of different growth equation specifications and, using...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1177/002795011322400103

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Research group:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Economic and Social Research Council
Funding agency for:
Holmes, C
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
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National Institute Economic Review More from this journal
Volume:
224
Issue:
1
Pages:
R29-R47
Publication date:
2013-05-01
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ISSN:
0027-9501
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English
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ora:7232
Deposit date:
2013-08-29

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