References list

3a Further reading (fourth part): Empirical Studies

Where possible, the list provides abstracts of the entries and links to the publication.

This part contains the topics "Quantity of Schooling and Growth", "Quality of Schooling and Growth", "Measurement Error and Data Quality", "Growth Accounting Studies" and "Other".

Quantity of Schooling and Growth

  1. Barro, Robert J. (2013). Education and Economic Growth. In: Annals of Economics and Finance 14(2A) , 277-304 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Gennaioli, Nicola, Rafael La Porta, Florencio Lopez-de-Silanes and Andrei Shleifer (2011). Human Capital and Regional Development. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 128(1) , 105-164 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Becker, Sascha O., Erik Hornung and Ludger Woessmann (2011). Education and Catch-up in the Industrial Revolution. In: American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics 3(3) , 92-126 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Madsen, Jakob B. (2010). The anatomy of growth in the OECD since 1870. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 57(6) , 753-767 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Islam, Md. Rabiul (2010). Human Capital Composition, Proximity to Technology Frontier and Productivity Growth. Monash University Department of Economics Discussion Paper no. 23/10. Abstract. Link.

  6. Ljungberg, Jonas, Anders Nilsson (2009). Human capital and economic growth: Sweden 1870–2000. In: Cliometrica 3(1) , 71-95 . Abstract. Link.

  7. Ciccone, Antonio, Elias Papaioannou (2009). Human Capital, the Structure of Production and Growth. In: Review of Economics and Statistics 91(1) , 66-82 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Becker, Sascha, Ludger Woessmann (2009). Was Weber Wrong? A Human Capital Theory of Protestant Economic History. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 124(2) , 531-596 . Abstract. Link.

  9. de la Fuente, Angel, Rafael Doménech (2008). Human capital, growth and inequality in the Spanish regions. In: U. Stierle, M. Stierle, F. Jennings and A. Kuah (eds.). Regional Economic Policy in Europe. Challenges for Theory, Empirics and Normative Interventions. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar , 15-44 . Link.

  10. Canton, Erik (2007). Social Returns to Education: Macro-Evidence. In: De Economist 155(4) , 449-468 . Abstract. Link.

  11. Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus and Wolfgang Lutz (2007). Human Capital, Age Structure and Economic Growth: Evidence from a New Dataset. International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis - Interim Report 07-011. Abstract. Link.

  12. Baier, Scott, Sean Mulholland, Chad Turner and Robert Tamura (2007). Education and income of the states of the United States: 1840-2000. In: Journal of Economic Growth 12(2) , 101-158 . Abstract. Link.

  13. Vandenbussche, Jerome, Philippe Aghion and Costas Meghir (2006). Growth, distance to frontier and composition of human capital.. In: Journal of Economic Growth 11(2) , 97-127 . Abstract. Link.

  14. Pritchett, Lant (2006). Does learning to add up add up? The returns to schooling in aggregate data. In: E. Hanushek and F. Welch (eds.). Handbook of the Economics of Education. Amsterdam: North-Holland , 637-695. . Abstract. Link.

  15. Lange, Fabian and Robert Topel (2006). The social value of education and human capital. In: E. Hanushek and F. Welch (eds.). Handbook of the Economics of Education. Amsterdam: North-Holland , 459-510 . Abstract. Link.

  16. Kramarz, Francis and John M. Abowd (2005). Human Capital and Worker Productivity: Direct Evidence from Linked Employer-Employee Data. In: Annales d’Economie et de Statistique 79/80, Contributions in memory of Zvi Griliches , 323-338 . Abstract. Link.

  17. Benhabib, Jess and Mark Spiegel (2005). Human capital and technology diffusion. In: P. Aghion and S. Durlauf (eds.). Handbook of Economic Growth. Amsterdam: North-Holland . Abstract. Link.

  18. Jones, Charles I. (2003). Human Capital, Ideas and Economic Growth. In: Luigi Paganetto and Edmund S. Phelps (eds.). Finance, Research, Education and Growth. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan . Abstract. Link.

  19. de la Fuente, Angel, Antonio Ciccone (2003). Human Capital and Growth in a Global and Knowledge-Based Economy. Luxembourg: Office for Official Publications of the European Communities . Abstract. Link.

  20. Engelbrecht, Hans-Jürgen (2003). Human Capital and Economic Growth: Cross-Section Evidence for OECD Countries. In: Economic Record 79 , 40-51 . Abstract. Link.

  21. Bosworth, Barry and Susan Collins (2003). The Empirics of Growth: An Update. In: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 2 . Abstract. Link.

  22. de la Fuente, Angel (2003). Convergence Equations and Income Dynamics: The Sources of OECD Convergence, 1970-95. In: Economica 70(280) , 655-671 . Abstract. Link.

  23. Barro, Robert J. and Xavier Sala-i-Martin (2003). Economic Growth. Boston: MIT Press . Abstract. Link.

  24. Woessmann, Ludger (2002). Cross-Country Evidence on Human Capital and the Level of Economic Development: The Role of Measurement Issues in Education. In: Historical Social Research 27(4) , 47-76 . Abstract. Link.

  25. Soto, Marcelo (2002). Rediscovering Education in Growth Regressions. OECD Development Centre Working Papers, No. 202. Abstract. Link.

  26. Engelbrecht, Hans-Jürgen (2002). Human Capital and International Knowledge Spillovers in TFP Growth in a Sample of Developing Countries: An Exploration of Alternative Approaches. In: Applied Economics 34(7) , 831-841 . Abstract. Link.

  27. Bassanini, Andrea and Stefano Scarpetta (2002). Does Human Capital Matter for Growth in OECD Countries? A pooled mean-group approach. In: Economics Letters 74(3) , 399-405 . Abstract. Link.

  28. Krueger, Alan and Mikael Lindahl (2001). Education for Growth: Why and for Whom?. In: Journal of Economic Literature 39(4) , 1101-1136 . Abstract. Link.

  29. Temple, Jonathan (2001). Generalizations That Aren't? Evidence on Education and Growth. In: European Economic Review 45(4-6) , 905-918 . Abstract. Link.

  30. Pritchett, Lant (2001). Where has all the education gone?. In: World Bank Economic Review 15(3) , 367-391 . Abstract. Link.

  31. OECD (2001). The New Economy: Beyond the Hype. Paris: OECD Publishing . Abstract. Link.

  32. Wolff, Edward (2000). Human Capital Investment and Economic Growth: Exploring the Cross-Country Evidence. In: Structural Change and Economic Dynamics 11(4) , 433-472 . Abstract. Link.

  33. Temple, Jonathan (1999). A Positive Effect of Human Capital on Growth. In: Economics Letters 65(1) , 131-134 . Abstract. Link.

  34. Lorgelly, Paula K. and P. Dorian Owen (1999). The Effect of Female and Male Schooling on Economic Growth in the Barro-Lee Model. In: Empirical Economics 24(3) , 537-557 . Abstract. Link.

  35. Temple, Jonathan (1998). Robustness Tests of the Augmented Solow Model. In: Journal of Applied Econometrics 13(4) , 361-375 . Abstract. Link.

  36. Hamilton, James, Josefa Monteagudo (1998). The Augmented Solow Model and the Productivity Slowdown. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 42(3) , 495-509 . Abstract. Link.

  37. Vasudeva Murthy, N. R. and I. S. Chien (1997). The Empirics of Economic Growth for OECD Countries: Some New Findings. In: Economics Letters 55(3) , 425-429 . Abstract. Link.

  38. Engelbrecht, Hans-Jürgen (1997). International R&D Spillovers, Human Capital and Productivity in the OECD Economies: An Empirical Investigation. In: European Economic Review 41(8) , 1479-1488 . Abstract. Link.

  39. Barro, Robert (1997). Determinants of Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Empirical Study. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press . Abstract. Link.

  40. Nonneman, Walter and Patrick Vanhoudt (1996). A Further Augmentation of the Solow Model and the Empirics of Economic Growth for OECD Countries. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 111(3) , 943-953 . Abstract. Link.

  41. Gemmell, Norman (1996). Evaluating the Impacts of Human Capital Stocks and Accumulation on Economic Growth: Some New Evidence. In: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 58(1) , 09-28 . Abstract. Link.

  42. Caselli, Francesco, Gerardo Esquivel and Fernando Lefort (1996). Reopening the Convergence Debate: A New Look At Cross-country Growth Empirics. In: Journal of Economic Growth 1(3) , 363-389 . Abstract. Link.

  43. Gundlach, Erich (1995). The Role of Human Capital in Economic Growth: New Results and Alternative Interpretations. In: Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv 131(2) , 383-402 . Abstract. Link.

  44. Islam, Nazrul (1995). Growth Empirics: A Panel Data Approach. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 110(4) , 1127-1170 . Abstract. Link.

  45. Stokey, Nancy L. (1994). Comments on Barro and Lee. In: Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 40 , 47-57 . Abstract. Link.

  46. Barro, Robert and Jong-Wha Lee (1994). Sources of Economic Growth. In: Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 40 , 01-46 . Abstract. Link.

  47. Benhabib, Jess and Mark Spiegel (1994). The Role of Human Capital in Economic Development: Evidence from Aggregate Cross-Country Data. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 34(2) , 143-173 . Abstract. Link.

  48. Knight, Malcolm, Norman Loayza and Delano Villanueva (1993). Testing the neoclassical theory of economic growth: A panel data approach. In: IMF Staff Papers 40(3) , 512-541 . Abstract. Link.

  49. Mankiw, Gregory, David Romer and David Weil (1992). A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth. In: Quartely Journal of Economics 107(2) , 407-437 . Abstract. Link.

  50. Lichtenberg, Frank (1992). R&D Investment and International Productivity Differences. Published as Economic Growth in the World Economy, Symposium 1992, edited by Horst Siebert. NBER Working Paper 4161. Abstract. Link.

  51. Kyriacou, George (1991). Level and Growth Effects of Human Capital, a Cross-Country Study of the Convergence Hypothesis. NYU Economics Research Reports 91-26. Abstract.

  52. Lau, Lawrence, Dean Jamison and Frederic Louat (1991). Education and Productivity in Developing Countries: An Aggregate Production Function Approach. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 612. Abstract. Link.

  53. Barro, Robert J. (1991). Economic Growth in a Cross Section of Countries. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 106(2) , 407-443 . Abstract. Link.

  54. Romer, Paul (1990). Human Capital and Growth: Theory and Evidence. In: Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy 32 , 251-286 . Abstract. Link.

  55. Grier, Kevin, Gordon Tullock (1989). An Empirical Analysis of Cross-National Economic Growth, 1951-80. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 24(2) , 259-276 . Abstract. Link.

  56. Baumol, William, Sue Ann Batey Blackman and Edward Wolff (1989). Productivity and American Leadership: The Long View. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press . Abstract. Link.

  57. Landau, Daniel (1986). Government and Economic Growth in the Less Developed Countries: An Empirical Study for 1960-80. In: Economic Development and Cultural Change 35 , 35-75 . Abstract. Link.

  58. Kormendi, Roger and Philip Meguire (1985). Macroeconomic Determinants of Growth: Cross-Country Evidence. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 16(1) , 141-163 . Abstract. Link.

  59. Landau, Daniel (1983). Government Expenditure and Economic Growth: A Cross-Country Study.. In: Southern Economic Journal 49(3) , 783-792 . Abstract. Link.

Quality of Schooling and Growth

  1. Hanushek, Eric A. and Ludger Woessmann (2012). Do Better Schools Lead to More Growth? Cognitive Skills, Economic Outcomes, and Causation. In: Journal of Economic Growth 17(4) , 267-321 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Ramirez, Francisco O., Xiaowei Luo, Evan Schofer, and John W. Meyer (2006). Student Achievement and National Economic Growth. In: American Journal of Education 113(1) , 01-29 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Lachenmaier, Stefan and Ludger Woessmann (2006). Does Innovation Cause Exports? Evidence from Exogenous Innovation Impulses and Obstacles Using German Micro Data. In: Oxford Economic Papers 58(2) , 317-350 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Woessmann, Ludger (2002). Schooling and the Quality of Human Capital. Berlin: Springer . Abstract. Link.

  5. Kaarsen, Nicolai (2012). Cross-country differences in the quality of human capital. University of Copenhagen . Abstract. Link.

  6. Tallman, Ellis and Ping Wang (1994). Human Capital and Endogenous Growth: Evidence from Taiwan. In: Journal of Monetary Economics 34(1) , 101-124 . Abstract. Link.

  7. Schoellman, Todd (2012). Education Quality and Development Accounting. In: Review of Economic Studies 79(1) , 388-417 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Temple, Jonathan and Ludger Woessmann (2006). Dualism and Cross-Country Growth Regressions. In: Journal of Economic Growth 11 (3) , 187-228 . Abstract. Link.

  9. Lee, Doo Won and Tong Hun Lee (1995). Human Capital and Economic Growth. Tests Based on the International Evaluation of Educational Achievement. In: Economics Letters 47(2) , 219-225 . Abstract. Link.

  10. Hanushek, Eric A. and Ludger Woessmann (2010). The high cost of low educational performance. The long run economic impact of improving Pisa outcomes. Paris: OECD . Abstract. Link.

  11. Hanushek, Eric A. and Ludger Woessmann (2011). The Economics of International Differences in Educational Achievement. In: Eric A. Hanushek, Stephen Machin and Ludger Woessmann (eds.). Handbook of the Economics of Education. Amsterdam: North-Holland , 89-200 . Abstract. Link.

  12. Dessus, Sebastien (2001). Human Capital and Growth: The Recovered Role of Educational Systems. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 2632. Abstract. Link.

  13. Hanushek, Eric A. and Dennis Kimko (1995). Schooling, Labor Force Quality and Economic Growth. NBER Working Paper 5399. Abstract. Link.

  14. Hanushek, Eric A., Dean T. Jamison and Eliot A. Jamison (2007). The effects of education quality on income growth and mortality decline. In: Economics of Education Review 26(6) , 772-789 . Abstract. Link.

  15. Hanushek, Eric A. and Dennis Kimko (2000). Schooling, Labor-Force Quality and the Growth of Nations. In: American Economic Review 90(5) , 1184-1208 . Abstract. Link.

  16. Hendricks, Lutz (2002). How Important Is Human Capital for Development? Evidence from Immigrant Earnings. In: American Economic Review 92(1) , 198-219 . Abstract. Link.

  17. Hanushek, Eric A., Dean T. Jamison, Eliot A. Jamison and Ludger Woessmann (2008). Education and Economic Growth: It's Not Just Going to School but Learning Something While There That Matters. In: Education Next 8(2) , 62-70 . Link.

  18. Coulombe, Serge, Jean-François Tremblay (2005). Human capital and Canadian provincial standards of living. Statistics Canada . Abstract. Link.

  19. Coulombe, Serge and Jean-François Tremblay (2006). Literacy and Growth. In: Topics in Macroeconomics 6(2), Article 4 . Abstract. Link.

  20. Altinok, Nadir (2007). Human capital quality and economic growth. IREDU Working Paper DT2007/1. IREDU Working Paper DT2007/1. Abstract. Link.

  21. Bishop, John H. (1989). Is the Test Score Decline Responsible for the Productivity Growth Decline?. In: American Economic Review 79(1) , 178-197 . Abstract. Link.

  22. Appleton, Simon, Paul Atherton and Michael Bleaney (2013). International school test scores and economic growth. In: Bulletin of Economic Research 65(1) , 82-90 . Abstract. Link.

  23. Coulombe, Serge, Jean-François Tremblay and Sylvie Marchand (2004). Literacy Scores, Human Capital and Growth Across Fourteen OECD Countries. Ottawa: Statistics Canada . Abstract. Link.

Measurement Error and Data Quality

  1. Portela, Miguel, Rob Alessie and Coen Teulings (2010). Measurement Error in Education and Growth Regressions. In: Scandinavian Journal of Economics 112(3) , 618-639 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Cohen, Daniel, Marcelo Soto (2007). Growth and human capital: good data, good results. In: Journal of Economic Growth 12(1) , 51-76 . Abstract. Link.

  3. de la Fuente, Angel and Rafael Doménech (2006). Human Capital in Growth Regressions: How Much Difference Does Data Quality Make?. In: Journal of the European Economic Association 4(1) , 01-36 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Bassanini, Andrea, Stefano Scarpetta (2002). Does Human Capital Matter for Growth in OECD Countries? Evidence from Pooled Mean-Group Estimates. In: Economics Letters 74(3) , 399-405 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Soto, Marcelo (2002). Rediscovering Education in Growth Regressions. OECD Development Centre Working Papers, No. 202. Abstract. Link.

  6. Krueger, Alan and Mikael Lindahl (2001). Education for Growth: Why and for Whom?. In: Journal of Economic Literature 39(4) , 1101-1136 . Abstract. Link.

  7. de la Fuente, Angel, Rafael Doménech (2001). Schooling Data, Technological Diffusion and the Neoclassical Model. In: American Economic Review 91(2) , 323-327 . Abstract. Link.

Growth Accounting Studies

  1. Manuelli, Rodolfo and Ananth Seshadri (2014). Human Capital and the Wealth of Nations. In: American Economic Review 104(9) , 2736-2762 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Schoellman, Todd (2012). Education Quality and Development Accounting. In: Review of Economic Studies 79(1) , 388-417 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Ciccone, Antonio and Elias Papaioannou (2009). Human capital, the Structure of Production and Growth. In: Review of Economics and Statistics 91(1) , 66-82 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Caselli, Francesco (2005). Accounting for Cross-Country Income Differences. In: P. Aghion and S. N. Durlauf (eds.). Handbook of Economic Growth. North-Holland . Abstract. Link.

  5. Woessmann, Ludger (2002). Schooling and the Quality of Human Capital. Berlin: Springer . Abstract. Link.

  6. Gundlach, Erich, Desmond Rudman and Ludger Woessmann (2002). Second Thoughts on Development Accounting. In: Applied Economics 34(11) , 1359-1369 . Abstract. Link.

  7. Bils, Mark and Peter Klenow (2000). Does Schooling Cause Growth?. In: American Economic Review 90(5) , 1160-1183 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Hall, Robert and Charles Jones (1999). Why Do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output Per Worker Than Others?. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 114(1) , 83-116 . Abstract. Link.

  9. Klenow, Peter, Andres Rodriguez-Clare (1997). The Neoclassical Revival in Growth Economics: Has It Gone Too Far?. In: Ben S. Bernanke and Julio Rotemberg (eds.). NBER Macroeconomics Annual, Volume 12. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press , 73-114 . Abstract. Link.

  10. Young, Alwyn (1995). The Tyranny of Numbers: Confronting the Statistical Realities of the East Asian Growth Experience. In: Quarterly Journal of Economics 110(3) , 641-680 . Abstract. Link.

  11. Mankiw, Gregory (1995). The Growth of Nations. In: Brookings Papers on Economic Activity 1 , 275-326 . Abstract. Link.

  12. Gundlach, Erich (1994). Accounting for the Stock of Human Capital: Selected Evidence and Potential Implications . In: Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv 130(2) , 350-374 . Abstract. Link.

  13. Jorgenson, Dale and Barbara Fraumeni (1992). Investment in Education and US Economic Growth. In: Scandinavian Journal of Economics 94 , 51-70 . Abstract. Link.

  14. Maddison, Angus (1991). Dynamic Forces in Capitalist Development. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

  15. Denison, Edward (1967). Why Growth Rates Differ: Postwar Experience in Nine Western Countries. Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution .

  16. Denison, Edward (1962). The Sources of Economic Growth in the United States and the Alternatives Before Us. New York: Committee on Economic Development .

Other

  1. Erosa, Andrés, Tatyana Koreshkova and Diego Restuccia (2010). How Important is Human Capital? A Quantitative Theory Assessment of World Income Inequality. In: Review of Economic Studies 77(4) , 1421-1449 . Abstract. Link.

  2. Jones, Garett, W. Joel Schneider (2010). IQ in the production function: Evidence from immigrant earnings. In: Economic Inquiry 48(3) , 743-755 . Abstract. Link.

  3. Ram, Rati (2007). IQ and economic growth: Further augmentation of Mankiw-Romer-Weil model. In: Economics Letters 94(1) , 07-11 . Abstract. Link.

  4. Jones, Garett, W. Joel Schneider (2006). Intelligence, human capital and economic growth: a Bayesian averaging of classical estimates (BACE) approach. In: Journal of Economic Growth 11(1) , 71-93 . Abstract. Link.

  5. Volken, Thomas (2003). The Impact of National IQ on Income and Growth: A Critique of Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanens Recent Book. In: European Sociological Review 19(4) , 411-412 . Abstract. Link.

  6. Carneiro, Pedro, James J. Heckman (2003). Human Capital Policy. NBER Working Paper No 9495. Abstract. Link.

  7. Weede, Erich, Sebastian Kämpf (2002). The impact of intelligence and institutional improvements on economic growth. In: Kyklos 55(3) , 361-380 . Abstract. Link.

  8. Lynn, Richard, Tatu Vanhanen (2002). IQ and the Wealth of Nations. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger .

  9. Judson, Ruth (1998). Economic Growth and Investment in Education: How Allocation Matters. In: Journal of Economic Growth 3(4) , 337-370 . Abstract. Link.

  10. Mincer, Jacob (1996). Economic Development, Growth of Human Capital and the Dynamics of the Wage Structure. In: Journal of Economic Growth 1(1) , 29-48 . Abstract. Link.

  11. O'Neill, Donal (1995). Education and Income Growth: Implications for Cross-Country Inequality. In: Journal of Political Economy 103(6) , 1289-1301 . Abstract. Link.

  12. Levine, Ross, David Renelt (1992). A Sensitivity Analysis of Cross-Country Growth Regressions. In: American Economic Review 82(4) , 942-963 . Abstract. Link.