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Title Human capital and institutions : a long run view / edited by David Eltis, Frank D. Lewis, Kenneth L. Sokoloff
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 342 pages) : illustrations
Contents Biotechnology and the burden of age-related diseases / Robert W. Fogel -- Extending the reach of anthropometric history to the distant past / Richard H. Steckel -- Insecurity, safety nets, and self-help in Victorian and Edwardian Britain / George R. Boyer -- The evolution of schooling in the Americas, 1800-1925 / Stanley L. Engerman, Elisa V. Mariscal, and Kenneth L. Sokoloff -- Why the United States led in education : lessons from secondary school expansion, 1910 to 1940 / Claudia Goldin and Lawrence F. Katz -- The production of engineers in New York colleges and universities, 1800-1950 : some new data / Michael Edelstein -- Young geniuses and old masters : the life cycles of great artists from Masaccio to Jasper Johns / David W. Galenson and Robert Jensen -- An elite minority : Jews among the richest 400 Americans / Peter Temin -- Suffrage and the terms of labor / Robert J. Steinfeld -- Prodigals and projectors : an economic history of usury laws in the United States from colonial times to 1900 / Hugh Rockoff
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Business and education.
Economic development.
Human capital.
Form Electronic book
Author Eltis, David, 1940-
Lewis, Frank, 1947-
Sokoloff, Kenneth Lee.
LC no. 2009020208
ISBN 0511603606
0511605099 (electronic bk.)
0521769582 (hardback)
9780511603600
9780511605093 (electronic bk.)
9780521769587 (hardback)
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