ERIC Number: EJ524684
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Higher Education and State Workforce Productivity.
Paulsen, Michael B.
Thought & Action, v12 n1 p55-77 Spr 1996
Four kinds of evidence demonstrating substantial social benefits resulting from public expenditures on higher education are discussed: (1) social rates of return; (2) nonmonetary benefits; (3) local economic activity; and (4) national economic growth. A recent study of the effect of investment in higher education on workforce productivity is reported, and its policy implications are examined. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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