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Investing in People: Assessing the Economic Benefits of 1890 Institutions

by Abebayehu Tegene, Anne Effland, Nicole Ballenger, George Norton, Albert Essel, Gerald Larson, and Winfrey Clarke

Miscellaneous Publication No. (MP-1583) 36 pp, April 2002

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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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