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Human capital: The effect of education on the economy

ANALYSIS: Investing in yourself pays dividends.

“The most valuable of all capital is that invested in human beings,” claimed Alfred Marshall in his famous text Principles of Economics. The idea of taking time to improve yourself for economic benefit is an old one, but in the era of ‘knowledge economics’, it has come into its own. Many

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John McDermott Tue, 12 Oct 2021
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