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Evaluation of human capital in education-based perspective
Emma Zavarrone, Anna Simonetto

Last modified: 2013-06-16


This paper considers one of the intangible aspect of human capital: the university knowledge accumulation. It is relevant both for academic management and for recruitment world. In the former case it can be an useful guide to identify the characteristics of clever students, while  in the latter case it can be applied to worker selection. Because of the velocity of credit acquisition is not sign of cleverness, it becomes important to analyze different aspects of university human capital accumulation. We will investigate it through latent growth modeling on administrative data come from an Italian university.

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