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Human Capital and Optimal Policy in a Lucas-type Model

  • Pedro Garcia-Castrillo

    (University of Zaragoza)

  • Marcos Sanso

    (University of Zaragoza)

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    We present a design of fiscal policy capable of providing the required incentives in order to make a decentralized economy with externalities move along the optimal transitional path in a Lucas-type human capital model. (Copyright: Elsevier)

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    Article provided by Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics in its journal Review of Economic Dynamics.

    Volume (Year): 3 (2000)
    Issue (Month): 4 (October)
    Pages: 757-770

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    Handle: RePEc:red:issued:v:3:y:2000:i:4:p:757-770
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