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    Human Capital: 20th Century Time Use and Jelly Beans

    Aug 10, 13 • 299 Views • Economic Growth, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Education, Gender Issues, Households, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    If you live close to the average of 79 years, using 28,835 jelly beans to represent each day, here is how you might spend your life: In a 1930 essay, “Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren,” economist John Maynard Keynes predicted that