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Economic growth, convergence and quality of human capital formation system

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  • Luciano Nakabashi

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

  • Lízia de Figueiredo

    (Cedeplar-UFMG)

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This paper’s goal is to make use of a human capital proxy that takes into account quantitative and qualitative aspects of this factor to measure with a higher level of accuracy the impact of human capital on countries’ income level and rate of growth. The empirical study will take place by means of a comparative analysis of Mankiw, Romer and Weil’s 1992 paper.

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Paper provided by Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in its series Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG with number td265.

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Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: Jun 2005
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Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td265

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  1. N. Gregory Mankiw & David Romer & David N. Weil, 1990. "A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth," NBER Working Papers 3541, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Barro, Robert J & Lee, Jong-Wha, 2001. "International Data on Educational Attainment: Updates and Implications," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press, vol. 53(3), pages 541-63, July.
  3. Summers, Robert & Heston, Alan, 1988. "A New Set of International Comparisons of Real Product and Price Levels Estimates for 130 Countries, 1950-1985," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 34(1), pages 1-25, March.
  4. Charles I. Jones, . "On the Evolution of the World Income Distribution," Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics 97009, Stanford University, Department of Economics.
  5. Lucas, Robert Jr., 1988. "On the mechanics of economic development," Journal of Monetary Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 3-42, July.
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