Technical Change and Human Capital Returns and Investments: Evidence from the Green Revolution

  title={Technical Change and Human Capital Returns and Investments: Evidence from the Green Revolution},
  author={Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig},
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig* In this paper, we use newly-available longitudinal household data from a large national probability sample of over 4000 rural households in India (rural households represented 82% of all households in India as of 1961 and 76% in 1981) covering the period 1968-1981, merged with supplementary area-specific data on crop-yields and schools, to estimate the effects of economic development and investments in schools on the returns to human capital and… CONTINUE READING
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