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Complementarity between heterogeneous human capital and R&D: can job-training avoid low development traps?

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  • Sergio Scicchitano

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Empirica.

    Volume (Year): 37 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 4 (November)
    Pages: 361-380

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:empiri:v:37:y:2010:i:4:p:361-380

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    Keywords: General versus specific training; Innovation; Heterogeneous human capital; Endogenous growth; I2; J24; J31; O3; O40;

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    1. Sala, Hector & Silva, José I., 2011. "Labor Productivity and Vocational Training: Evidence from Europe," IZA Discussion Papers 6171, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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