Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future U.S. GDP Growth

Charles R. Hulten and Valerie A. Ramey, editors

Conference held October 16-17, 2015
Published in December 2018 by University of Chicago Press
© 2019 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

NBER Program(s):PR, LS, ED

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517 pages
ISBN: 978-0-226-56780-8

Table of Contents

Introduction: Charles R. Hulten, Valerie A. Ramey (p. 1 - 19) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Educational Attainment and the Revival of U.S. Economic Growth: Dale W. Jorgenson, Mun S. Ho, Jon D. Samuels (p. 23 - 60) (bibliographic info) (download) (data appendix)(Working Paper version)
2. The Outlook for U.S. Labor-Quality Growth: Canyon Bosler, Mary C. Daly, John G. Fernald, Bart Hobijn (p. 61 - 110) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Douglas W. Elmendorf (p. 111 - 114) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. The Importance of Education and Skill Development for Economic Growth in the Information Era: Charles R. Hulten (p. 115 - 146) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Underemployment in the Early Careers of College Graduates following the Great Recession: Jaison R. Abel, Richard Deitz (p. 149 - 181) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. The Requirements of Jobs: Evidence from a Nationally Representative Survey: Maury Gittleman, Kristen Monaco, Nicole Nestoriak (p. 183 - 215) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Noncognitive Skills as Human Capital: Shelly Lundberg (p. 219 - 243) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comments: David J. Deming (p. 243 - 249) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Wage Inequality and Cognitive Skills: Reopening the Debate: Stijn Broecke, Glenda Quintini, Marieke Vandeweyer (p. 251 - 286) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comments: Frank Levy (p. 287 - 292) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Education and the Growth-Equity Trade-Off: Eric A. Hanushek (p. 293 - 312) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Recent Flattening in the Higher Education Wage Premium: Polarization, Skill Downgrading, or Both?: Robert G. Valletta (p. 313 - 342) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comments: David Autor (p. 342 - 354) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Accounting for the Rise in College Tuition: Grey Gordon, Aaron Hedlund (p. 357 - 394) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comments: Sandy Baum (p. 394 - 399) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Online Postsecondary Education and Labor Productivity: Caroline M. Hoxby (p. 401 - 460) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comments: Nora Gordon (p. 460 - 463) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. High-Skilled Immigration and the Rise of STEM Occupations in US Employment: Gordon H. Hanson, Matthew J. Slaughter (p. 465 - 494) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comments: John Bound (p. 495 - 499) (bibliographic info) (download)
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