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The Role of Mortality in the Transmission of Knowledge

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  • Oksana Leukhina

    (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill)

  • Michael Bar

    (San Francisco State University)

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in adult mortality, by improving knowledge transmission across time and encouraging more innovation, accounted for one third of the takeoff in output per capita.

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Paper provided by Society for Economic Dynamics in its series 2010 Meeting Papers with number 1256.

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  1. Cervellati, Matteo & Sunde, Uwe, 2009. "Life Expectancy and Economic Growth: The Role of the Demographic Transition," IZA Discussion Papers 4160, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Hazan, Moshe, 2011. "Life Expectancy and Schooling: New Insights from Cross-Country Data," CEPR Discussion Papers 8524, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  3. David de la Croix & Omar Licandro, 2012. "The Longevity of Famous People from Hammurabi to Einstein," Working Papers 666, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.

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