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[Excerpt] This paper presents the most important approaches to the economics of education. Three topics are developed:

  1. The logic of economic analysis of educational planning
  2. Three approaches to educational planning
  3. Evaluating the social rate-of-return approach in a developing country context.


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Fields, G. S. (1986). Planning education for economic development [Electronic version]. International Journal of Development Planning Literature, 197-210.