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Human capital growth and destruction: the effect of fertility on skill obsolescence

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economic Modelling.

    Volume (Year): 22 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (May)
    Pages: 503-520

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    1. Messinis, George & Ahmed, Abdullahi D., 2013. "Cognitive skills, innovation and technology diffusion," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 30(C), pages 565-578.

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