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The uncertain lifetime and the timing of human capital investment

  • Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan


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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Population Economics.

Volume (Year): 21 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (July)
Pages: 557-572

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:21:y:2008:i:3:p:557-572
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