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Education, Human Capital, and Growth: A Personal Perspective

Zvi Griliches
Journal of Labor Economics
Vol. 15, No. 1, Part 2: Essays in Honor of Yoram Ben-Porath (Jan., 1997), pp. S330-S344
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2535410
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Abstract

This article reviews the literature on the relationship of economic growth to the education levels of the labor force. The emphasis is on Yoram Ben-Porath's contribution to some of the issues in this field: the endogeneity of schooling, the role of the public sector as an "absorber" of educated labor, and the importance of personal human capital created by investments in reputation and personal relationships, the F-connection

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