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Schooling, Nation building and Industrialization: a Gellnerian Approach

AutorHauk, Esther ; Ortega, Javier
Palabras claveNation-building
education
industrialization
Fecha de publicaciónmay-2015
EditorBarcelona Graduate School of Economics
CitaciónBarcelona GSE Working Paper Series (825): (2015)
ResumenWe 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 for matches between masses and bourgeois. At the same time, only country-wide education (unified schoolingî) renders the masses mobile across regions. Alternatively, schools can be implemented in one region alone (regional education) or the regionally dominant group can choose to implement schooling in its own region but refuse to share the costs/proceeds within the wider country-level group (secession). We show that schools are more likely to be set-up when the bourgeoisie dominates, but that this is not necesarily socially e¢ cient. Unified schooling is always chosen if the identity of the dominant elite at the regional and country level is the same and/or the industrialization shock is sufficiently high. If instead the bourgeoisie is dominant in one region and landowners are dominant countrywise, the bourgeoisie of that region may promote the secession of the region, and this can be socially e¢ cient. The model is shown to be consistent with evidence for 19th century France and Spain.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/118181
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