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role of knowledge and capital in economic growth

Sergio Rebelo

role of knowledge and capital in economic growth

by Sergio Rebelo

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Published by UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Econometric models,
  • Diffusion of innovations -- Developing countries,
  • Research, Industrial -- Developing countries,
  • Industrial productivity -- Developing countries -- Effect of technological innovations on

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSergio Rebelo
    SeriesWorking papers -- no. 149, WIDER working papers -- no. 149
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15260762M

      Human capital and economic growth have a strong correlation. Human capital affects economic growth and can help to develop an economy by expanding the knowledge Author: Steven Nickolas. Human Capital And Growth: Theory and Evidence Paul M. Romer. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November NBER Program(s):Economic Fluctuations and Growth This paper outlines a theoretical framework for thinking about the role of human capital in a model of endogenous by:

    The United States story is a place to begin a study of the impact of “big business” in the form of the large industrial enterprise on the economic performance and growth of nations. During the century from the s to the s the United States was the world leader in terms of per capita income, output per worker, and, most important of. During the last decade the high unemployment rate in Europe, compared to the U.S., has been attributed to specific labor market problems of the Euro- pean economy. Recently, U.S. labor market specialists have become skeptical to consider labor market.

      Tunis – The close relationship between human capital [1] and economic growth is undeniable. Human capital is affected directly and indirectly by education which plays an important role in . Robert Solow estimated that technological change accounted for about 2/3 of growth of the U.S. economy; after allowing for growth in the labour force and capital stock. In fact, the technology can be regarded as primary source in economic development and the various technological changes contribute significantly in the development of.


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Role of knowledge and capital in economic growth by Sergio Rebelo Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth Chapter: (p) 2 The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth Source: Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth Author(s): SERGIO REBELO Publisher: Oxford University Press.

The development of the modern economy depends directly on the formation of basic knowledge variables. The term ‘knowledge-based economy’ is used to define an economy which knowledge and knowledge creation plays a crucial role for growth.

It is not possible to survive in the new world with the old economic thought and : Behiye Cavisoglu. The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth.

The Role of Knowled ge and. Capital in Economic Growth. Sergio R : Sergio Rebelo. Sergio Rebelo, "The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth," WIDER Working Paper Series wp, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp Starting from the celebrated neoclassical (Solow) model of economic growth, this paper discusses new ideas in growth theory focussing on how to make sustained growth feasible. It first reviews models that broadened the notion of capital to include human capital and the state of technology.

neglecting the critical role of human capital. More recent empirical studies of economic growth by Hagen (), Denison (), and Jorgenson (), have shown that human capital investment has made a significant contribution to the economic growth of industrial nations such as the United States.

The essays in the present volume explore the. This book advances the simple argument that long-run economic growth is overwhelmingly a function of the cognitive skills of the population, or the “knowledge capital” of a nation. This hypothesis is subjected to rigorous economic and empirical analysis including extensive consideration of.

The Role of Knowledge in Economic Growth Gunnar Eliasson1 1. Introduction – opening up the knowledge box Figure 1 sets the stage for our discussion. The kink of the curve signifies the ”onset” of an important historical process, commonly called the industrial revolution. Around that kink a number of events took Size: KB.

Human capital is the fundamental source of economic growth. It is a source of both increased productivity and technological advancement. In fact, the major difference between the developed and developing countries is the rate of progress in human capital.

The underdeveloped countries need human capital to staff new and expanding government. Role of knowledge and capital in economic growth. Helsinki: UNU World Institute for Development Economics Research, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors /.

The belief in human capital as a necessity. for growth started in Nigeria during the implementation of the development plan and today, with the importance. of knowledge in the economy, human capital has increasingly attracted both academic and public interest.

In Nigeria, the rate. Knowledge capital then is a subset of human capital more generally. Nonetheless, the subset of knowledge capital accounts for a significant amount of growth rates for nations in recent history, and for growth rates for individual states within the by: The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth This paper discusses new ideas in growth theory focusing on how to make sustained growth feasible.

It first reviews models that broadened the notion of capital to include human capital and the state of technology. Role of Capital Market in an Economy.

Financial market deals about the raising of finance by various institutions through the issue of various securities. Every business concern requires two types of finance. They are Short-term or working capital requirements and long-term or fixed capital requirements.

ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL IN ECONOMIC GROWTH endogenous factor and the significance of human capital using information was proposed (Taban & Kar, ). In internal growth models, Romer (; ), Lucas (), and later economists investigated economic growth through physical and human capital Size: KB.

The book's central thesis is that when the rate of return on capital (r) is greater than the rate of economic growth (g) over the long term, the result is concentration of wealth, and this unequal distribution of wealth causes social and economic : Thomas Piketty. potential role of capital markets, in terms of consumption, investment and economic growth; more specific roles with respect to corporate financing, asset pricing and corporate governance are highlighted.

It is argued that the macroeconomic policy environment is critical in influencing the performance of capital markets and hence the extent to. The Knowledge Capital of Nations: Education and the Economics of Growth.

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Pay attention to names, capitalization, and dates. The human capital theory perceives education and training, which is an investment in knowledge, skills and attitude, to have a strong economic impact on productivity [12, 14].

/ The Role of Knowledge and Capital in Economic Growth. Information Technology, Productivity, and Economic Growth: International Evidence and Implications for Economic Development.

editor / Matti Pohjola. Oxford University Press, Cited by:. As economies become more innovation-based, intangible capital (e.g., R&D, copyrights, software, skills, brands, organizational know-how) is becoming a more important driver of growth and.This book was set in Times Roman by ICC Typesetting and was printed and bound in the United States of America.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Barro, Robert J. Economic growth / Robert J. Barro, Xavier Sala-i-Martin—2nd ed. p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN Size: KB.higher education human capital in growth policies. I. Introduction The main engine of growth is the accumulation of human capital – of knowledge – and the main source of differences in living standards among nations is differences in human capital.

Physical capital plays an essential but decidedly subsidiary role. (Lucas, ; p).