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ERIC Number: ED501958
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 0
Abstractor: As Provided
The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation. NBER Working Paper No. 13195
Heckman, James J.
National Bureau of Economic Research
This paper begins the synthesis of two currently unrelated literatures: the human capital approach to health economics and the economics of cognitive and noncognitive skill formation. A lifecycle investment framework is the foundation for understanding the origins of human inequality and for devising policies to reduce it.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA.