Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation

28 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2005

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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: February 2005

Abstract

This paper discusses recent advances in our understanding of differences in human abilities and skills, their sources, and their evolution over the lifecycle.

Suggested Citation

Heckman, James J., Lessons from the Technology of Skill Formation (February 2005). NBER Working Paper No. w11142. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=669441

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