TWO STORIES, ONE FATE: AGE-HEAPING AND LITERACY IN SPAIN, 1877-1930

@inproceedings{BeltrnTapia2018TWOSO,
  title={TWO STORIES, ONE FATE: AGE-HEAPING AND LITERACY IN SPAIN, 1877-1930},
  author={Francisco J. Beltr{\'a}n Tapia and Alfonso D{\'i}ez-Minguela and Julio Martinez-Galarraga and Daniel A. Tirado-Fabregat},
  year={2018}
}
This study looks at human capital in Spain during the early stages of modern economic growth. In order to do so, we have assembled a new dataset on ageheaping and literacy in Spain for both men and women between 1877 and 1930 based on six population censuses with information for 49 provinces. Our results show that age-heaping was less prevalent during the second half of the 19th century than previously thought and did not decrease until the early twentieth century. By contrast, literacy… 
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