Reading history of Cambodia , Under Sihanouk (1953-70) great emphasis was on education (20% of GDP) but not on economy. Consequently Cambodia's educated but unemployed population attracted to communism....
Different combinations of Education and Prosperity and different outcomes
*High Education but Low Prosperity - Communism ( Indian States of Kerala, West Bangal)
*Low Education but High Prosperity - Terrorism ( Indian State of Punjab in 1980's, Kashmir now), Middle East
*High Education and High Prosperity - Fraud and Corruption ( Wall Street )