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Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation

James J. Heckman

NBER Working Paper No. 11142
Issued in February 2005
NBER Program(s):   ED   LS

This paper discusses recent advances in our understanding of differences in human abilities and skills, their sources, and their evolution over the lifecycle.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w11142

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