The Economic Impact of Universities: Evidence from Across the Globe
NBER Working Paper No. 22501
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We would like to thank Andrei Shleifer, Henry Overman and Andy Feng and participants at seminars at the CEP, LSE and Treasury for helpful comments. Nicola Gennaioli, Rafael La Porta and Florencio Lopez De Silanes were kind enough to make their regional data available to us. This project has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement Number 670862). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.