Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 August 2015

304 Pages


ISBN: 9780199379231

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Education Matters

Global Schooling Gains from the 19th to the 21st Century

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee

  • A rigorous presentation of new data regarding trends and predictions in educational attainment
  • A valuable resource for scholars and students of education, development, and economics
  • Thoroughly analyzes the effects of educational attainment on many factors of success in both individuals and societies
  • Focuses on the education on girls and women in particular and the profound effects educational attainment has on their economic achievement and fertility