Education and Economic Growth

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Ethiopian Economics Association (EEA)
Netsanet Walelign

Human capital, particularly education, has long been considered an important factor in economic growth. This paper measures the contribution of education to Ethiopia’s economic growth. This is accomplished by entering education as a variable in the growth equation, with physical capital and labor. The growth equation is estimated using data covering 28 years (from 1967/68 to 1994/95). A long-run static and a short-run dynamic (error correction) model are employed to examine the contribution of education. The results obtained indicate that, in the period under reference, education enters positively and significantly in explaining growth in aggregate real output

Corporate Author:Senait Seyoum and alemayehu Seyoum (editors) , Ethiopian Economic Association(EEA), Departments of Economics of AAU & Fredrich Ebert Stifung
Publisher:Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA)
Primary Descriptors:Education-Economic aspects; Human capital

Secondary Descriptor:Economic development-Effect of education on- Income distribution

Cataloge Date:02/27/2013
Broad Subject heading:Economic Growth – Education (1967-1995)
Call Number:338.963 PRO 1998
Serial Key Title:Proceedings of the Seventh Annual conference on the Ethiopian economy
Publication catagory: Annual conference
Content type: EEA Publication
Publication date:2013-02-27 15:58:13
Forum or Discussion date:2013-02-27 15:58:13
Conference Place:Nov. 28 – 30, 1997, Nazareth, Ethiopia
Place of publication: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Type of material:Book
Current frequency: Annualy
Thematic area:Human resource Development in Ethiopia
Author: Netsanet Walelign

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