Economic Performance of Human Capital in Post-Reform China
AbstractProvincial data are used to examine the economic performance of China's human capital, adjusted by mortality and interprovincial migration figures. The perpetual-inventory approach is used to compile China's human capital, which is further decomposed into skilled, unskilled, and different educational endowments. Statistical estimates are extended to the performance of four regions. The various human capital indicators are examined with different infrastructure variables. The empirical results show that human capital endowed with higher education is scarce across provinces, but skilled human capital can be improved by increasing the amount of secondary school education. Consideration of openness factors shows that foreign direct investment is complementary to the level of human capital endowed with higher education.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. in its journal Chinese Economy.
Volume (Year): 42 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://mesharpe.metapress.com/link.asp?target=journal&id=110901
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Kui-Wai Li & Tung Liu, 2009.
"Economic and Productivity Growth Decomposition: An Application to Post-reform China,"
200904, Ball State University, Department of Economics, revised Sep 2008.
- Li, Kui-Wai & Liu, Tung, 2011. "Economic and productivity growth decomposition: An application to post-reform China," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 28(1-2), pages 366-373, January.
- Li, Kui-Wai & Liu, Tung, 2011. "Economic and productivity growth decomposition: An application to post-reform China," Economic Modelling, Elsevier, vol. 28(1), pages 366-373.
- Liu, Tung & Li, Kui-Wai, 2012. "Analyzing China's productivity growth: Evidence from manufacturing industries," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 531-551.
- Johansson, Anders C. & Wang, Xun, 2012. "Financial Sector Policies, Poverty and Inequality," Working Paper Series 2012-24, China Economic Research Center, Stockholm School of Economics.
- Zhou, Xianbo & Li, Kui-Wai & Li, Qin, 2011.
"An analysis on technical efficiency in post-reform China,"
China Economic Review,
Elsevier, vol. 22(3), pages 357-372, September.
- Zhou, Xianbo & Li, Kui-Wai & Li, Qin, 2010. "An Analysis on Technical Efficiency in Post-reform China," MPRA Paper 41034, University Library of Munich, Germany.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Chris Nguyen).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.