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The Impact of Education on Economic and Social Outcomes: An Overview of Recent Advances in Economics

  title={The Impact of Education on Economic and Social Outcomes: An Overview of Recent Advances in Economics},
  author={William Craig Riddell},
This paper surveys recent advances in our understanding of the consequences of human capital for individual and social outcomes. Particular attention is given to recent developments in the economics discipline. Over the past 10 to 15 years there has been a resurgence of interest among economists in education and human capital. Considerable progress has been made on several fronts. This paper focuses on what I regard as the most important advance in knowledge – that of obtaining credible… Expand

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