This evidence brief summarises the findings from a rigorous review
conducted by Oketch, McCowan and Schendel (2014), entitled \"The impact
of tertiary education on development\". The
review aims to assess the evidence linking tertiary education (TE) to a
wide range of economic and human development outcomes in low- and
lower-middle-income countries (LLMICs).
The review found that the returns to tertiary education (TE) have been
underestimated. TE appears to contribute substantially to both human and
economic development in LLMICs.
IOE. The impact of tertiary education on development. Institute of Education (IOE), University of London, London, UK (2014) 8 pp.