Capitol investments the marketability of political skills / Glenn R. Parker.

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Main Author: Parker, Glenn R., 1946-
Corporate Author: ProQuest (Firm)
Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2008.
Series:Economics, cognition, and society.
Table of Contents:
  • 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.