Human capital formation, returns and policies: Analytical approaches and research questions
AbstractBetter understanding would be valuable, for sub-Saharan Africa, of: (i) determinants of human resource investments; (ii) their returns; and (iii) policy implications. Such understanding can be obtained from behavioural data only by integrated modelling, data and estimation. Simple analytical frameworks are considered for investigating: private behaviours that determine human resource investments and their returns; economic rationale for policies; implications of endogenous policies for policy evaluation; alternative means of human resource related service delivery; and larger environments in which human resource investments are made and returns realized. Research areas are noted for which gains are likely to be greatest.
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