The impact of tertiary education on development.

Abstract

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.

Citation

IOE. The impact of tertiary education on development. Institute of Education (IOE), University of London, London, UK (2014) 8 pp.

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