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Human Capital: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis, with Special Reference to E

By: Becker, Gary S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR: 4/7/2016

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780226041209

ISBN: 0226041204

Condition: USED


"Human Capital" is Becker's classic study of how investment in an individual's education and training is similar to business investments in equipment. Recipient of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Economic Science, Gary S. Becker is a pioneer of applying economic analysis to human behavior in such areas as discrimination, marriage, family relations, and education. Becker's research on human capital was considered by the Nobel committee to be his most noteworthy contribution to economics. This expanded edition includes four new chapters, covering recent ideas about human capital, fertility and econo... View more info

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Economic Approach to Human Behavior

By: Becker, Gary S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: UNIV OF CHICAGO PR:

Seller ID: 9780226041124

ISBN: 0226041123

Condition: USED


Since his pioneering application of economic analysis to racial discrimination, Gary S. Becker has shown that an economic approach can provide a unified framework for understanding all human behavior. In a highly readable selection of essays Becker applies this approach to various aspects of human activity, including social interactions; crime and punishment; marriage, fertility, and the family; and "irrational" behavior. "Becker's highly regarded work in economics is most notable in the imaginative application of 'the economic approach' to a surprising breadth of human activity. Becker's ... View more info