Oct 20, 2011

Cuts on Education

Around the world, incarceration and conviction rates are high among the least educated. A number of recent studies find that this correlation reflects a causal relationship.

Recent evidence suggests that educational attainment also improves health.

More educated societies tend to be more democratic, but does education actually improve citizenship and political engagement? Three recent individual-based analyses suggest that it does.[...]
More generally, education appears to increase political interest and other forms of political participation, as well as the extent to which individuals are informed about politics.

Lance Lochner

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