China's Investment in Human Capital

20 Pages Posted: 25 Oct 2002

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James J. Heckman

University of Chicago - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); American Bar Foundation; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Date Written: October 2002

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Heckman, James J., China's Investment in Human Capital (October 2002). NBER Working Paper No. w9296. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=344880

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