Goldin and Katz and Education Policy Failings in Historical Perspective

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Arnold Kling; John Merrifield;
  • Journal: Econ Journal Watch, volume 6, issue 1 January, pages 2-20
  • Subject: Human capital,skill-biased technological change,college wage premium,education policy
    • jel: jel:D33 | jel:J24 | jel:I28

In The Race Between Education and Technology, Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz employ a powerful theoretical framework to investigate how inequality is affected by the interrelation between changes in technology and changes in job-market skills. The investigation is car... View more
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