Designing Incentive-Compatible Policies to Promote Human Capital Development
THE ANNUAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE WEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF NATIONS, p. 83, Emily Chamlee-Wright, ed., Beloit College, 2009
15 Pages Posted: 7 Oct 2011
Date Written: October 7, 2011
One of the most basic and long-standing problems of economic development policy is how to more effectively promote human capital accumulation. In this essay, Heinrich examines the effectiveness of conditional cash transfer programs designed to increase school attendance in the developing world and the provision of supplemental education services in the United States.
Keywords: human capital accumulation, cash transfer programs
JEL Classification: O22
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