Why the United States led in education
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Why the United States led in education lessons from secondary school expansion, 1910 to 1940 by Claudia Dale Goldin

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education, Secondary -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Education, Secondary -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementClaudia Goldin, Lawrence F. Katz.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 6144, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 6144.
ContributionsKatz, Lawrence F., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination32, [11] p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22405198M

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