Ben Mimoun, Mohamed and Raies, Asma (2008): Human capital investment and growth: A dynamic education model. Published in: Journal of Business Affairs , Vol. Volume, No. Issue 1 (2008): pp. 1-22.
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The paper aims to explicitly determine the distribution of human capital across hierarchic educational stages along the transition process, and to analyse the determinants of its evolution. We apply optimal control principles in a model of endogenous growth with two successive stages of education. We show that with initial relative scarcity of advanced human capital, the duration of studies at the advanced level should increase until reaching its equilibrium level. We also find that, by raising the duration of studies at the advanced schooling level, improvements in the quality of education at this level also enhances the economy’s growth rate, both in the transition and in the long-run.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Human capital investment and growth: A dynamic education model|
|Keywords:||Human capital investment; growth; a dynamic model|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J2 - Demand and Supply of Labor > J24 - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H52 - Government Expenditures and Education
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O4 - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity > O40 - General
|Depositing User:||Mohamed Ben Mimoun|
|Date Deposited:||05. Jul 2008 05:01|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 05:27|
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