The Race Between Education and Technology
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The Race Between Education and Technology

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ISBN-13:
9780674035300
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
16.10.2009
Seiten:
496
Autor:
Claudia Goldin
Gewicht:
734 g
Format:
233x156x29 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

* Introduction Part I: Economic Growth and Distribution * The Human Capital Century * Inequality across the Twentieth Century * Skill-biased Technological Change Part II: Education for the Masses in Three Transformations * The Origins of the Virtues * Economic Foundations of the High School Movement * America's Graduation from High School * Mass Higher Education in the Twentieth Century Part III. The Race * The Race between Education and Technology * How America Once Led and Can Win the Race for Tomorrow * Appendix A * Appendix B * Appendix C * Appendix D * Notes * References * A Note on Sources * Acknowledgments * Index
Presents an analysis of the co-evolution of educational attainment and the wage structure in the United States through the twentieth century. This book proposes that the twentieth century was not only the American Century but also the Human Capital Century.