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Education, productivity, and inequality

the East African natural experiment

by John B Knight

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Published by Published for the World Bank, Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Economic aspects -- Kenya,
  • Education -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania,
  • Education and state -- Kenya,
  • Education and state -- Tanzania

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn B. Knight, Richard H. Sabot
    ContributionsSabot, R. H
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC67.K4 K58 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 445 p. :
    Number of Pages445
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16689532M
    ISBN 100195208048
    LC Control Number90-30198

    Analysis of data from the largest open-access repositories for social science in the world finds that female researchers’ productivity significantly dropped relative to that of male researchers as a result of the lockdown in the United States. We study the disproportionate impact of the lockdown. SUMMING UP Jim Heskett's readers are divided about whether corporate productivity increases make social inequality worse.

    inequality in education on economic growth. A number of theoretical contributions have suggested a negative link between gender inequality and economic growth (e.g. Oded Galor and David Weil ; Nils-Petter Lagerlöf ). This literature shows that, largely due to the impact of female education on fertility and the creation of human. Essays on the computer and the economy, particularly in relation to employment rates and to wage inequality. The widespread diffusion of information and communication technologies (ICT) has had controversial, seemingly paradoxical consequences. ICT are viewed as driving growth and employment in the United States, while contributing to European unemployment and the so-called Eurosclerosis.

    Keywords: Inequality, Education, Technology, Ability, Wages and Salaries We have received helpful comments from Oded Galor, Dmitriy Gershenson, Arne Kalleberg, Frank Levy, either with an increase or with a decrease in total factor productivity. As another example, increases in differences in the quality of education could result either. In the past 30 years, wage inequality has increased steeply while real minimum wages have fallen. This paper demonstrates that a general equilibrium model with endogenous skill choice is required to correctly evaluate the implications of minimum wage changes. The minimum wage not only truncates the wage distribution but also affects skill prices and therefore changes the incentives that people.


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[John B Knight; R H Sabot] -- Developing countries spend tens of billions of dollars each year on education. In the face of severe competition for scarce resources, the effectiveness and distribution of these expenditures merit. Education, Productivity, and Inequality by Senior Research Member Institute of Economics and Statistics and Fellow John B Knight,available at Book.

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increasing income inequality. The success with which education and skills catch up with technological progress will be a key determinant of the impact of technological change on productivity and. The education of parents is an important, if not the most important, characteristic to describe children’s socio-economic background.

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Interview by Sophie Roell. 3 Figure 1 – Wages, productivity and average incomes in the US (‐) Sources: ‘The State of Working America, 12th ed.’by the Economic Policy Institute (left panel); y and (right panel) Wealth is even more concentrated than income.

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Technology and the Recent Changes in Wage Inequality. and the resulting rise in the returns to education and inequality, but also helps us understand the timing of the increase. This increases the productivity and pay of more skilled workers, and effectively excludes low- and medium-skilled workers from well-paid jobs.

(13). Rising Inequality, Schools, and Children’s Life Chances, ed. Greg J. Duncan and Richard J. Murnane (New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation, ). 3 Ibid. 4 Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez, “Income Inequality in the United States, –,” The Quarterly Journal of Economicsno.

1 (February ): 1–century. Accordingly, this book identifies a number of structural impediments to there is much scope to boost productivity and reduce inequality simply by more effectively allocating human talent to jobs. Over the coming decades, there will be several challenges to global growth, in spite of the continued rise of Investment in education.