Education Trends in Perspective Analysis of the World Education Indicators ‐‐ 2005 Edition: Responding to Increased Participation: Trends in Resources Invested in Education
There is increasing evidence that education matters, not only for the personal development, health status, social inclusion and labour market prospects of individual learners (see Box 1.1), but also for the broader economic performance of their countries (OECD/UIS, 2003). As the world has entered the age of the knowledge economy, education and human capital play a critical role in driving economic growth. This is true for the world's most advanced economies, but also in those emerging economies that are currently experiencing profound...
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Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: October 1, 2005