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Education as a Factor of Macroeconomic Development

Svetlana Ignjatijević (), Ivan Milojević () and Drago Cvijanović ()
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Svetlana Ignjatijević: FIMEK- Faculty of Economics and Engineering Management in Novi Sad
Ivan Milojević: University of Defense, Military Academy
Drago Cvijanović: Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnjačka Banja

International Conference on Marketing and Business Development Journal, 2016, vol. 2, issue 1, 136-149

Abstract: The subject being researched is, analysis of the role that a state, economy and educational facilities have in the development of an economy that is based on knowledge, with a goal to observe the differences in opinions that is had by people employed in the economy, people employed in educational institutions, and pupils, i.e. students. The research was conducted in Serbia during 2014, by using a survey method. The results of the research point to the fact that participants of the survey are of an opinion that the country in question doesn’t invest enough efforts or means in promoting education, as well as the fact that it is inefficient in its struggle against emigration of its young population abroad. Results of the research point to the fact that economic subjects don’t encourage education of its employees. Common opinion of the participants is that educational institutions are quickest at adjusting to the needs of the market, but that further reforms of the educational system are necessary.

Keywords: education; pupils of high schools and students; promoting education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: M31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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