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Introduction to "Human Capital in History: The American Record"

Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, Robert A. Margo

Chapter in NBER book Human Capital in History: The American Record (2014), Leah Platt Boustan, Carola Frydman, and Robert A. Margo, editors (p. 1 - 14)
Conference held December 7-8, 2012
Published in October 2014 by University of Chicago Press
© 2014 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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This paper was revised on May 6, 2016

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This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w19049, High School Graduation in the Context of Changing Elementary and Secondary Education Policy and Income Inequality: The Last Half Century, Nora E. Gordon
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