Schooling, Nation Building, and Industrialization: a Gellnerian Approach (new version)
Ortega, J.; Hauk, E.;
Publisher: Department of Economics, City University London
We model a two-region country where value is created through bilateral production between masses and elites (bourgeois and landowners). Industrialization requires the elites to finance schools and the masses to attend them. Schooling raises productivity, particularly fo... View more
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