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Education, Human Capital, and Growth: A Personal Perspective
Journal of Labor Economics
Vol. 15, No. 1, Part 2: Essays in Honor of Yoram Ben-Porath (Jan., 1997), pp. S330-S344
Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of the Society of Labor Economists and the NORC at the University of Chicago
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2535410
Page Count: 15
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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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