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By Editor Charles J. Whalen

This publication will pay tribute to Vernon Briggs Jr. and his enduring mark at the research of human assets. The chapters, via his scholars and co-workers, discover and expand Briggs's paintings on employment, schooling and coaching, immigration, and native exertions markets. His unwavering emphasis on institutional truth, public coverage, and financial dynamics animates the total assortment. scholars and students of economics, public coverage, and staff improvement will locate this quantity of specific curiosity, as will a much wider viewers of policymakers and voters drawn to the nationwide fiscal health.

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We cannot let exposure of workers to cancer-causing substances be determined by what happens in the marketplace. ” Briggs concluded: “As I see the world from my ivory tower, these interventions in labor markets—which may end up distorting the perfectly competitive market model (the standard often used to evaluate deviations by these policy interventions)—serve to improve the imperfect world in which I live and in which our workers work” (Briggs 1987a, p. 14 HUMAN CAPITAL THEORY VERSUS HUMAN RESOURCE ECONOMICS HRE was not the economics profession’s only post–World War II development that focused on the importance of human skills and knowledge.

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