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- Tuebingen University, Department of Economic History

Dates:August 28-29, 2010
Description:Human Capital in Economic History: Measurement, Determinants and Implications
Location:Tuebingen, Tuebingen University, Germany
Subject:This twoday workshop focuses on the role of human capital and education in economic history. Many different questions of human capital formation will be addressed, for example: - What caused rapid human capital development, what retarded it? Can we distinguish between schooling, cognitive abilities, and other determinants? - Is there a special role for selective migration in the human capital formation process? - What about inequalities, for example, between occupational groups and genders? - Are there implications on economic growth and other spheres of human development? - Are the expectations based on Unified Growth Theory (and other theories) supported by the evidence? - Are there special archival sources for human capital measurement that have not been used before? [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:J


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