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Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation

James Heckman

No 11142, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Abstract: This paper discusses recent advances in our understanding of differences in human abilities and skills, their sources, and their evolution over the lifecycle.

JEL-codes: J24 J31 I20 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2005-02
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Published as JAMES J. HECKMAN, 2004. "Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 1038(1), pages 179-200.

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