ERIC Number: ED319669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Education and Its Relation to Economic Growth, Poverty, and Income Distribution: Past Evidence and Further Analysis. World Bank Discussion Paper 46.
Tilak, Jandhyala B. G.
An extensive survey of empirical research on education as related to poverty, growth, and income distribution is presented, with the focus on 21 developing nations. The study uses the latest available data on alternative measures of income distribution, income shares of various population groups by income classes, and poverty ratios. The analysis confirms some existing theses on the role of education in improving income distribution. Part *Economic Factors; Poverty; research on the relationship between education and economic growth, poverty, and income distribution; part three examines selective dimensions relating to the role of education in improving poverty and income distribution; part four includes the report summary and conclusions. Statistical information is presented in 25 tables and figures, and a 16 page bibliography is included. (Author/NL)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Economic Research, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, International Programs, Politics of Education, Poverty
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
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Authoring Institution: World Bank, Washington, DC.