Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/147368
Authors: 
Hanushek, Eric A.
Schwerdt, Guido
Wiederhold, Simon
Woessmann, Ludger
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo Working Paper 6114
Abstract: 
Expanded international data from the PIAAC survey of adult skills allow us to analyze potentialsources of the cross-country variation of comparably estimated labor-market returns to skills in amore diverse set of 32 countries. Returns to skills are systematically larger in countries that havegrown faster in the recent past, consistent with models where skills are particularly important foradaptation to dynamic economic change.
Subjects: 
cognitive skills
returns to education
economic growth
international comparisons
JEL: 
J31
I20
O15
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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