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Four - Life Plans and Learning

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  13 December 2019

Charles Stafford
Affiliation:
London School of Economics and Political Science
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focuses on longer-term life planning and the role of learning involved in it, drawing specifically on the work of the macroeconomist Robert Lucas. Taking one ethnographic example from Taiwan, the author asks questions about Lucas’s account of human capital, examining among other things questions about fate in economic life and processes of modernisation in seemingly traditional societies.

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Economic Life in the Real World
Logic, Emotion and Ethics
, pp. 81 - 114
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2020

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  • Life Plans and Learning
  • Charles Stafford, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Book: Economic Life in the Real World
  • Online publication: 13 December 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108673426.005
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  • Life Plans and Learning
  • Charles Stafford, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Book: Economic Life in the Real World
  • Online publication: 13 December 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108673426.005
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  • Life Plans and Learning
  • Charles Stafford, London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Book: Economic Life in the Real World
  • Online publication: 13 December 2019
  • Chapter DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108673426.005
Available formats
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