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Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"

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  • Leah Platt Boustan
  • Carola Frydman
  • Robert A. Margo

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  • Leah Platt Boustan & Carola Frydman & Robert A. Margo, 2014. "Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"," NBER Chapters, in: Human Capital in History: The American Record, pages 1-14, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
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    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality
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