Miscellaneous Publication No. (MP-1583) 36 pp
Investing in People: Assessing the Economic Benefits of 1890 Institutions
The report examines the historical USDA funding levels of 1890 institutions; discusses the outcomes of these investments and potential measurable indicators of these outcomes; and outlines a conceptual model for estimating returns to investment in education tailored to particularities of the 1890's.
Keywords: 1890's, land-grant universities, human capital, extension service, agricultural research, research funding
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