The Economics, Technology and Neuroscience of Human Capability Formation
This paper begins the synthesis of two currently unrelated literatures: the human capital approach to health economics and the economics of cognitive and noncognitive skill formation. A lifecycle investment framework is the foundation for understanding the origins of human inequality and for devising policies to reduce it.
Published: Published online before print August 8, 2007, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0701362104 PNAS August 14, 2007 vol. 104 no. 33 13250-13255