Date of Graduation

5-2018

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration

Degree Level

Undergraduate

Department

Economics

Advisor

Gu, Jingping

Reader

Civelli, Andrea

Abstract

This paper attempts to provide a more complete reckoning of the economics of literacy rates around the world. It consists on a literature review about the economic benefits and costs of literacy rates and then it shows two econometrics models that attempt to predict literacy rates based on GDP, government expenditure, and several other independent variables.

Keywords

literacy, literacy rates, international, foreign aid, education, economics

Comments

The thesis poster attached summarizes all the work in one page.

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Thesis poster that summarizes all the work in one page.

Available for download on Thursday, May 14, 3018

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