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Vocational or university education? A new look at their effects on economic growth

Tam Bang Vu, David Hammes and Eric Iksoon Im

Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 117, issue 2, 426-428

Abstract: This paper shows that the effect of vocational education on economic growth appears to be greater than that of university education. Additionally, the reversed effect of economic growth on vocational education seems to be stronger than on university education.

Keywords: Economic growth; Simultaneity; Vocational education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I2 O4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.06.027

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