A Century of Human Capital and Hours

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Diego Restuccia; Guillaume Vandenbroucke;
  • Subject: Schooling, hours of work, productivity, life expectancy, trends, United States
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An average person born in the United States in the second half of the nineteenth century completed 7 years of schooling and spent 58 hours a week working in the market. By contrast, an average person born at the end of the twentieth century completed 14 years of schooli... View more
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