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Document Number: 8415

The High Cost of Low Educational Performance: The Long-Run Economic Impact of Improving PISA Outcomes - This report uses recent economic modelling to relate cognitive skills as measured by PISA and other international instruments to economic growth, demonstrating that relatively small improvements to labor force skills can largely impact the future well-being of a nation. The report also shows that it is the quality of learning outcomes, not the length of schooling, which makes the difference. (OECD, January 2010)...

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