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Human capital and economic growth

Author: Andreas Savvides; Thanasis Stengos
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford economics and finance, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book offers an eclectic treatment of the human capital-economic growth nexus and uses state-of-the-art nonlinear econometric methods to provide an empirical assessment of the link between human  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andreas Savvides; Thanasis Stengos
ISBN: 9780804755405 080475540X
OCLC Number: 494189876
Description: 1 v. (x-240 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to human capital and economic growth --
The concept of human capital : a brief historical review --
Theoretical models of human capital and economic growth --
Human capital and endogenous models of economic growth --
Threshold effects, multiple equilibria, and nonlinearities in human capital and economic growth --
Empirical studies on human capital and economic growth --
Human capital and economic growth : linear specifications --
A primer on nonparametric methods and their application to research in human capital and economic growth --
Human capital and economic growth : nonlinear specifications.
Other Titles: Introduction to human capital and economic growth.
Concept of human capital : a brief historical review.
Theoretical models of human capital and economic growth.
Human capital and endogenous models of economic growth.
Threshold effects, multiple equilibria, and nonlinearities in human capital and economic growth.
Empirical studies on human capital and economic growth.
Human capital and economic growth : linear specifications.
A primer on nonparametric methods and their application to research in human capital and economic growth.
Human capital and economic growth : nonlinear specifications.
Responsibility: Andreas Savvides and Thanasis Stengos.

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