Human Capital, Growth and Inequality in Transition Economies
AbstractTransition economies have an initial condition of high human capital relative to living standards. I explore the possible implications of this key fact by surveying and adapting literature on growth and inequality. I focus especially on the long run and policy options.
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Transition economies; human capital; growth; inequality; liquidity constraints; educational reform; long run;
Other versions of this item:
- Spagat, Michael, 2002. "Human Capital, Growth and Inequality in Transition Economies," CEPR Discussion Papers 3556, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
- O15 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
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- NEP-ALL-2003-03-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2003-03-03 (Development)
- NEP-MAC-2003-03-03 (Macroeconomics)
- NEP-TRA-2003-03-03 (Transition Economics)
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