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Table 5 Discounted present value of benefits to costs associated to reducing class size by 5%

From: The costs of early school leaving in Europe

  Ratio of discounted benefits to costs Ratio of discounted benefits to costs Ratio of discounted benefits to costs
Discount rate annual productivity growth 0% annual productivity growth 1% annual productivity growth 2%
  Males Females Males Females Males Females
0% 1.07 0.32 1.08 0.33 1.09 0.33
2% 0.58 0.19 0.58 0.19 0.59 0.20
3% 0.34 0.12 0.34 0.12 0.34 0.12
  1. Source: Bingley et al. 2005.