What Accounts for the US Ascendancy to Economic Superpower by the Early 20th Century: The Morrill Act – Human Capital Hypothesis
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Keywordsaggregate human capital; public investment; education and research institutions; economic development; endogenous growth; institutions and growth; comparative studies of countries; economic history-education;
- N3 - Economic History - - Labor and Consumers, Demography, Education, Health, Welfare, Income, Wealth, Religion, and Philanthropy
- E24 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment - - - Employment; Unemployment; Wages; Intergenerational Income Distribution; Aggregate Human Capital; Aggregate Labor Productivity
- H42 - Public Economics - - Publicly Provided Goods - - - Publicly Provided Private Goods
- I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
- O1 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
- O57 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Comparative Studies of Countries
- O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
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- NEP-ALL-2018-08-27 (All new papers)
- NEP-HIS-2018-08-27 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-MAC-2018-08-27 (Macroeconomics)
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