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Regional benefits from education. Polish and international experience

Time period: 2008-2011
Financing: Ministry of Science and Higher Education
EUROREG research team: Mikołaj Herbst

Description: The project was aimed at investigating the following issues:

  • theory and empirical evidence on the impact of human capital on economic growth
  • human capital, regional growth and convergence in Poland
  • spatial effects of human capital
  • changes in education accessibility cross social strata in Poland
  • creation and absorption of human capital by academic cities
  • role of education in the economic transformation

The outcomes of the research have been included in the book “Education as a factor and product of regional development. The experience of Poland in the international perspective”, Scholar, Warszawa 2012 [in Polish].