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Human Capital and Economic Growth

The Impact of Health, Education and Demographic Change

Editors: Bucci, Alberto, Prettner, Klaus, Prskawetz, Alexia (Eds.)

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  • Highlights the independent causal effects by which human capital accumulation has the potential to affect economic growth
  • Explains how fertility choices, education investments, and health investments determine the human capital stock
  • Examines human capital decisions and their relations with wage inequality, the environment and recent demographic trends
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This edited collection explores the links between human capital (both in the form of health and in the form of education), demographic change, and economic growth. Using empirical as well as theoretical perspectives, the authors investigate several important issues in the context of human capital, namely population ageing, inequality, public policy, and long-term economic development. Ultimately, they demonstrate that the accumulation of human capital is of crucial importance to long-run economic growth.


About the authors

Alberto Bucci is Professor of Advanced Macroeconomics and Growth Theory at the University of Milan, Italy.

Klaus Prettner is Professor of Economics at the University of Hohenheim, Germany.

Alexia Prskawetz is Professor of Mathematical Economics at the Vienna University of Technology, Austria.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Human Capital and Economic Growth
Book Subtitle
The Impact of Health, Education and Demographic Change
Editors
  • Alberto Bucci
  • Klaus Prettner
  • Alexia Prskawetz
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-21599-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-21599-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-21598-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXII, 361
Number of Illustrations
29 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour
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