Investing in People: Assessing the Economic Benefits of 1890 Institutions
AbstractThe report examines the historical USDA funding levels of 1890 institutions; discusses the outcomes of these investments and potential measurable indicators of these outcomes; and outlines a conceptual model for estimating returns to investment in education tailored to particularities of the 1890's.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in its series Miscellaneous Publications with number 33548.
Date of creation: 2002
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1890s; land grant universities; human capital; extension service; agricultural research; research funding; Labor and Human Capital; Teaching/Communication/Extension/Profession;
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- Robert T. Michael, 1972. "The Effect of Education on Efficiency in Consumption," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number mich72-1.
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