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Volker Meier

Volker Meier is a Research

Associate at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research and a Research Fellow at CESifo.

Titles by This Author

Implications for Growth and Inequality

The dominant role played by the state in the financing, regulation, and provision of primary and secondary education reflects the widely-held belief that education is necessary for personal and societal well-being. The economic organization of education depends on political as well as market mechanisms to resolve issues that arise because of contrasting views on such matters as income inequality, social mobility, and diversity.