xiv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Economics, cognition, and society.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-191) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction Politicians, institutions, and human capital; or, Becker goes to Washington Methodology : data and variables Congress as workplace : the production of marketable human capital Returns to specialized training : career mobility and grooming lobbyists Returns to general training : competitive wages but at a price Summary of findings and implications.