Productive Education or a Marketable Degree?
AbstractUsing a search-theoretic model where education's productive role is endogenous, we study the theoretical ramifications of separating human capital accumulation from educational investment decisions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Purdue University, Department of Economics in its series Purdue University Economics Working Papers with number 1145.
Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2001
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HUMAN CAPITAL ; EDUCATION ; INVESTMENTS;
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