• Political Science
  • Published 2006

Government and the distribution of skills

@inproceedings{EspingAndersen2006GovernmentAT,
  title={Government and the distribution of skills},
  author={G{\o}sta Esping‐Andersen},
  year={2006}
}
Individuals' life chances in the future will very much depend on how we invest in our children now. An optimal human capital model would combine a high mean with minimal variance of skills. It is well-established that early childhood learning is key to adult success. The impact of social origins on child outcomes remains strong, and the new role of women poses additional challenges to our conventional nurturing approach to child development. This paper focuses on skill development in the early… CONTINUE READING