Human Capital and Economic Development

Title

Human Capital and Economic Development

Year

1994

Abstract

Six essays are presented that explore human capital and its relationship to issues such as demographics, population growth, families, workplace training and economic progress.

Files

Download 1. Introduction (662 KB)

Contents

  1. Introduction / Sisay Asefa and Wei-Chiao Huang
  2. The Birth Dearth, Aging, and the Economy / Richard A. Easterlin
  3. Can There Be Too Much Human Capital / D. Gale Johnson
  4. Human Capital Accumulation, the Family, and Economic Development / Mark R. Rosenzweig
  5. Can the U.S. System of Workplace Training Survive Global Competition? / Peter B. Doeringer
  6. Workplace Training in the United States / Ann P. Bartel
  7. The Very-Long-Run Effect of Human Capital on Human Progress / Julian L. Simon

Note

Six essays based on lectures sponsored by the Dept. of Economics, Western Michigan University, during the academic year 1992-93

ISBN

9780880991483 (cloth) ; 9780880991476 (pbk.)

Subject Areas

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Citation

Asefa, Sisay, and Wei-Chiao Huang, eds. 1994. Human Capital and Economic Development. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.