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Investing in People: Assessing the Economic Benefits of 1890 Institutions

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  • Tegene, Abebayehu
  • Effland, Anne
  • Ballenger, Nicole
  • Norton, George W.
  • Essel, Albert E.
  • Larson, Gerald
  • Clarke, Winfrey

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The report examines the historical USDA funding levels of 1890 institutions; discusses the outcomes of these investments and potential measurable indicators of these outcomes; and outlines a conceptual model for estimating returns to investment in education tailored to particularities of the 1890's.

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  • Tegene, Abebayehu & Effland, Anne & Ballenger, Nicole & Norton, George W. & Essel, Albert E. & Larson, Gerald & Clarke, Winfrey, 2002. "Investing in People: Assessing the Economic Benefits of 1890 Institutions," Miscellaneous Publications 33548, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:uersmp:33548
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    1. Robert T. Michael, 1972. "The Effect of Education on Efficiency in Consumption," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number mich72-1.
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