Regional Economic Growth and Human Capital: The Role of Over-education
AbstractR amos R., S urinach J. and A rtís M. Regional economic growth and human capital: the role of over-education, Regional Studies . This article analyses the link between human capital and regional economic growth in the European Union. Using various indicators of human capital calculated from census microdata, it is concluded that the recent economic performance of European regions is associated with an increase in over-education. In fact, measures of educational mismatch seem to be more strongly connected to regional economic performance than do other traditional measures of human capital stock.
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Volume (Year): 46 (2012)
Issue (Month): 10 (November)
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- Ramos, Raul & Surinach, Jordi & Artís, Manuel, 2009. "Regional Economic Growth and Human Capital: The Role of Overeducation," IZA Discussion Papers 4453, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- Raul Ramos & Jordi Suriñach & Manuel Artís, 2009. "Regional Economic Growth And Human Capital: The Role Of Overeducation," IREA Working Papers 200904, University of Barcelona, Research Institute of Applied Economics, revised Mar 2009.
- O18 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Urban, Rural, Regional, and Transportation Analysis; Housing; Infrastructure
- O47 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Measurement of Economic Growth; Aggregate Productivity; Cross-Country Output Convergence
- R23 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Household Analysis - - - Regional Migration; Regional Labor Markets; Population
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