Crossing the Finish Line: A Review Article

  title={Crossing the Finish Line: A Review Article},
  author={F. Cunha},
  journal={Journal of Human Capital},
  pages={354 - 378}
  • F. Cunha
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • Journal of Human Capital
  • Human capital production in the U.S. economy is no longer what it used to be. Graduation rates for high school and college have fallen (Card and Lemieux 2001; Heckman and Lafontaine 2007). As a result, the rate of growth of the stock of human capital has slowed considerably (Goldin and Katz 2008). At the same time, other countries are improving their educational attainment. Although the United States still has the highest rate of tertiary attainment (Ehrlich 2007), this accomplishment should… CONTINUE READING
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