Education and Macroeconomics

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In many countries, females have lower educational enrollments in schools compared to males. The productivity of these countries is a major player in their ability to have what is considered as a high economic growth or low economic growth; depending on the human capital. Education is a huge part of human capital because without education no country would be able to succeed economically, but the lower the enrollment/progression rate of the females, the lower the economic growth of the country.
In today’s world, there are many well developed countries in which the female to male ratio is very low. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the female to male ratio for secondary enrollment was 59% in 2012; Saudi Arabia, 97.6 %, which is a great deal better than that of the Democratic Republic of Congo. I choose to examine the macroeconomic and education of a Sub-Saharan country and a Middle Eastern country. Human capital by definition is the knowledge and skills that worker require through school, training, and experience. Productivity is usually higher when human capital is higher because you have the knowledge and skills to go out into the labor force and be productive because of your previous knowledge from vocational school, college education, internships etc. But without any prior education is hard for a person to exceed and if there are large groups of people in a country that do not have a sound education, that is means for the country to have a low productivity rate.
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