Measuring investment in human capital formation

An experimental analysis of early life outcomes

The literature on skill formation and human capital development clearly demonstrates that early investment in children is an equitable and efficient policy with large returns in adulthood. Yet little is known about the mechanisms involved in producing these long-term effects. This paper presents ear...

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Volume: 7550
Main Author: Doyle, Orla
Harmon, Colm
Heckman, James J
Logue, Caitriona
Moon, Seong Hyeok
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2013
Data of publication: 2013
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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