Education, skills, and technical change : implications for future US GDP growth / edited by Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey.

Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2019]
ix, 517 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


"This volume contains revised versions of the papers presented at the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth entitled "Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future U.S.GDP Growth", held in Bethesda, Maryland, on October 16-17, 2015"--Publisher info.
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  • Introduction / Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey
  • The macroeconomic link between education and real GDP growth. Educational attainment and the revival of U.S. economic growth / Dale W. Jorgenson, Mun S. Ho, and Jon D. Samuels ; The outlook for U.S. labor-quality growth / Canyon Bosler, Mary C. Daly, John G. Fernald, and Bart Hobijn ; comments: Douglas W. Elmendorf ; The importance of education and skill development for economic growth in the information era / Charles R. Hulten
  • Jobs and skills requirements. Underemployment in the early careers of college graduates following The Great Recession / Jaison R. Abel and Richard Deitz ; The requirements of jobs: evidence from a nationally representative survey / Maury Gittleman, Kristen Monaco, and Nicole Nestoriak
  • Skills, inequality, and polarization. Non-cognitive skills as human capital / Shelly Lundberg ; comment: David J. Deming
  • Wage inequality and cognitive skills: re-opening the debate / Stijn Broecke, Glenda Quintini, and Marieke Vandeweyer ; comment: Frank Levy ; Education and the growth-equity tradeoff / Eric A. Hanushek
  • Recent flattening in the higher education wage premium: polarization, skill downgrading, or both? / Robert G.Valletta ; comment: David Autor
  • The supply of skills. Accounting for the rise in college tuition / Grey Gordon and Aaron Hedlund ; comment: Sandy Baum ; Online postsecondary education and labor productivity / Caroline M. Hoxby ; comment: Nora Gordon ; High-skilled immigration and the rise of STEM occupations in US employment / Gordon H. Hanson and Matthew J. Slaughter ; comment: John Bound.
  • 9780226567808 ((cloth : alk. paper))
  • 022656780X
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