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Returns to education; an international comparison

Author: George Psacharopoulos; Keith Hinchliffe
Publisher: San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1973.
Series: Jossey-Bass/Elsevier international series.; Studies on education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Psacharopoulos, George.
Returns to education.
San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, 1973
(OCoLC)756414588
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Psacharopoulos; Keith Hinchliffe
ISBN: 0875891543 9780875891545
OCLC Number: 560457
Description: xiii, 216 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction and summary --
Rate of return estimation procedures --
Documentation of profitability studies around the world --
Searching for rate of return patterns --
The allocative efficiency of investment in education --
Human versus physical capital accumulation in economic development --
The contribution of education to economic growth --
Cost and earnings structures --
Testing some behavioural models --
Appendixes A. The sensitivity of rate of return estimates to the shape of the age-earnings profile --
B. Comparative information on the contents of existing profitability studies --
C. Sources of rate of return estimates used in this study --
D. Unit social costs by educational level --
E. Estimation of human and physical capital per member of the labour force --
F. The distribution of the labour force by educational level and relative wages --
G. Rate of return patterns and alternative measures of development --
H. Additional tables --
I. Glossary of symbols.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass/Elsevier international series.; Studies on education.
Responsibility: [by] George Psacharopoulos, assisted by Keith Hinchliffe.

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