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Educational investments to guarantee graduates' human capital effectiveness
Cristiana Martini

Last modified: 2013-06-14


In spite of its wide definition, most human capital (HC) measurement approaches only focus on monetary or achievement indicators. The present contribution proposes a different approach to measure the effectiveness of graduates’ HC at an individual level, which includes several aspects of the graduate’s job situation. Then, a set of educational investment choices is analysed in order to determine if, and to what extent, they can affect the effectiveness of graduates’ HC in the labour market.

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