Influencing factors on higher education in Iran (Economic modeling approach)

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This paper examines the factors affecting demand for higher education in Iran. In this study, factors affecting higher education and the error correction using econometric techniques Johansen's co-integration test have been estimated for the period 1982-2014.The results indicate that all variables are significant and education expenditure and wage index have negative impact and urbanization and government expenditure on education have a direct effect on the students. Co-integration test indicates that the variables are associated in the long term. Error correction is 0/15 in per years.


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