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Heterogeneity in Human Capital Investments: High School Curriculum, College Major, and Careers

Joseph G. Altonji, Erica Blom, Costas Meghir

NBER Working Paper No. 17985
Issued in April 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

Forthcoming at the Annual Review of Economics doi: 10.1146/annurev-economics-080511-110908. We thank Sarah Amanda Levis for excellent research assistance and Peter Arcidiacono, Richard Murnane, Robert Triest, Seth Zimmerman and participants in a conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (September 2011) for helpful comments. Part of this research was conducted while Altonji was visiting the LEAP Center and the Department of Economics at Harvard University. We also received research support from Department of Economics, the Economic Growth Center, and the Cowles Foundation, Yale University. We are solely responsible for errors and omissions. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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