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Human Capital and Rates of Return

George Psacharopoulos () and Harry Patrinos ()

Chapter 1 in International Handbook on the Economics of Education, 2004 from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: This major Handbook comprehensively surveys the rapidly growing field of the economics of education. It is unique in that it comprises original contributions on an exceptional range of topics from a review of human capital, signalling and screening models, to consideration of issues such as educational externalities and economic growth, funding models, determinants of educational success, the educational production function, educational standards and efficiency measurement. Labour market issues such as the market for teachers and the transition of students from school to work are also explored.

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2004
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