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Human Capital and Economic Growth

Andreas Savvides and Thanasis Stengos


This book provides an in-depth investigation of the link between human capital and economic growth. The book examines the determinants of economic growth through a historical overview of the concept of human capital. The text fosters an understanding of the connection between human capital and economic growth through the exploration of different theoretical approaches, a review of the literature, and the application of nonlinear estimation techniques to a comprehensive data set. The book discusses nonparametric econometric techniques and their application to estimating nonlinearities—which has ... More

Keywords: human capital, economic growth, nonlinear estimation techniques, nonparametric econometric techniques, estimating nonlinearities, determinants, historical overview, theoretical approaches, comprehensive data set, empirical work

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780804755405
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804755405.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andreas Savvides, author

Thanasis Stengos, author