Highlighting National and Gender Differences in the Return on Education
This visualization highlights national and gender-based differences in the return on education.
The World Map shows the countries included, coloured by GDP. The bar chart depicts the public spending on education, both tertiary (blue) and non-tertiary (orange), as a percentage of GDP.
The scatterplots below contrast both the gender-specific benefit-cost ratios per country, as well as between public (circles) and private (squares) benefit, and the levels of education. The points are sized by
Note that the data are for 2008 for all countries with the exception of Turkey and Portugal which used 2005 and 2006 data respectively.
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