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China's Investment in Human Capital

James J. Heckman

NBER Working Paper No. 9296
Issued in October 2002
NBER Program(s):   LS

This paper discusses evidence on human capital investment in China. Policies through the mid 1990s favor physical investment over schooling.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w9296

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  • Heckman, James J. "China's Human Capital Investment," China Economic Review 16(1): 50-70, March 2005
  • Heckman, James J. "China's Investment in Human Capital," Economic Development and Cultural Change 51(4): 795-804, July 2003 citation courtesy of

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