Has our level of education increased?


Education has traditionally been thought of as a key ingredient for a prosperous society as well as a core determinant of many outcomes in people’s personal lives. It is therefore of great interest to examine whether educational attainment is improving over time. We first examine trends with regard to participation rates at different stages of education, and subsequently address the more challenging question of whether skills and knowledge conveyed through the education system have increased over time. You can read about our findings here: CSI 7: Education