The Benefits and Costs of Alternative Strategies to Combat Illiteracy

This paper reviews the stylized facts regarding the distribution of human capital investments and the returns to those investments in developing countries. It then examines recent evidence regarding which policies can induce increased human capital investments in the most efficient manner, using estimated benefits and costs as a guide.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/18218
Total Pages:
29
Series Statement:
ISU Economics Working Paper #06029




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