Simeonova-Ganeva, Ralitsa and Ganev, Kaloyan (2006): Institutionally Induced Human Capital Vintages and Economic Growth in Transition. Published in: YearBook of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski , Vol. Vol. 7, No. 2008 (2008): pp. 53-68.
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In this paper we introduce additional parameters of the economic environment related to some notion of “distance” to institutions in a simple formal model. This distance could be viewed as an uneven spatial distribution (or coverage) of institutions with respect to population distribution. We are led to conclude here that distance to institutions is an important determinant of the emergence of heterogeneous (vintage) human capital. Our modeling framework also shows, that the existence of uneven access (or distance) to institutions leads to important implications concerning economic growth.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Institutionally Induced Human Capital Vintages and Economic Growth in Transition|
|Keywords:||vintage human capital, distance to institutions, economic growth, transition economies|
|Subjects:||P - Economic Systems > P2 - Socialist Systems and Transitional Economies
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J24 - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
|Depositing User:||Ralitsa Simeonova-Ganeva|
|Date Deposited:||21. Oct 2011 15:49|
|Last Modified:||22. Feb 2013 16:39|
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