Special Issue "The Role of Education and Health in Economic Development"
A special issue of Economies (ISSN 2227-7099).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2017)
Dr. Nishith Prakash
Prof. Dr. Arnab K. Basu
Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
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Interests: Development Economics; Field Experiments; Information Economics; International Trade; Labor Economics; Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Trade, Development Economics, International Macro and Finance
We welcome submissions of papers in all areas of development economics with an emphasis on exploring the impact of education and health on economic development. Specific topics include but are not limited to: AIDS, climate, conditional transfers, cultural legacies, disease, dropout, economic growth, education, foreign investment, gender gaps, geography, health, historical legacies, human capital development, impact evaluation, incentives, income, infrastructure, labor policies that promote productive employment, macroeconomic management, malaria, mortality, perceived returns to education, poverty, and protection against the effects of environmental shocks, randomized controlled trial, schooling, student resources, teacher training, technology, trade, and water.
Dr. Nishith Prakash
Dr. Edward C. Hoang
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- Conditional transfers
- school access
- gender gaps
- perceived returns to education
- impact evaluation
- teacher training
- student resources
- randomized controlled trial
- economic growth