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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. Moshe Hazan, 2012. "Life expectancy and schooling: new insights from cross-country data," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 25(4), pages 1237-1248, October.
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