Human capital and export: Panel data causality analysis on provinces in Turkey
AbstractThe outward-oriented and export based growth strategies in Turkish economy has recently transformed the structure of export into technology intensive motor vehicles and equipments. It is inevitable that this structural transformation of export will affect the amount of human capital needed in export sector. In parallel fashion, human capital may affect productivity spurring export. This paper examines the relationship between human capital and export in provinces of Turkey, using the panel causality method with annual data from 1996 to 2008. Empirical findings reveal that there is a unidirectional causal relationship running from export to human capital except for 5th order developed provinces. The significance of this empirical result is that export can be considered as an effective instrument increasing human capital accumulation. Overall, the paper suggests that export triggers increases in human capital in provinces which have different level of socio-economic development.
Download InfoTo our knowledge, this item is not available for download. To find whether it is available, there are three options:
1. Check below under "Related research" whether another version of this item is available online.
2. Check on the provider's web page whether it is in fact available.
3. Perform a search for a similarly titled item that would be available.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Bilgesel Yayincilik in its journal İktisat İşletme ve Finans.
Volume (Year): 26 (2011)
Issue (Month): 299 ()
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://iif.com.tr
Human Capital; Export; Turkish Economy; Causality Analysis.;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- R11 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, Environmental Issues, and Changes
- R15 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Econometric and Input-Output Models; Other Methods
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Ali Bilge).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.