Education boosts Italian GDP by 15%, study finds
Equal to 234 billion euros over 10 years, says Confindustria28 March, 18:27
The increase is equivalent to 234 billion euros, or 3,900 euros per inhabitant, Confindustria's research unit said in a new report that was released at the conference "Social and Human Capital: the Strength of the Nation" in Bari. In the study, the confederation's internal think tank estimated that a degree boosts a person's probability of finding work significantly. In fact, the employment levels among university graduates is some 40% above those that just have high school degrees in Italy, according to the report.