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Human Capital in Russia


  • Bernardina Algieri


This paper considers the dynamics of human capital in Russia, examining its changes over the transition period. A theoretical model has been developed to explain why a significant endowment of human capital creates the possibility but not the certainty of sustainable economic growth. An overview of the main high tech districts concludes the analysis

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  • Bernardina Algieri, 2006. "Human Capital in Russia," European Journal of Comparative Economics, Cattaneo University (LIUC), vol. 3(1), pages 103-129, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:liu:liucej:v:3:y:2006:i:1:p:103-129

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    1. Ichiro Iwasaki & Keiko Suganuma, 2015. "Foreign direct investment and regional economic development in Russia: an econometric assessment," Economic Change and Restructuring, Springer, vol. 48(3), pages 209-255, November.
    2. Liliane Bensahel & Tamara Chamsoutdinova-Stieven, 2008. "The Adaptation of Western Management Methodology to the Investigation of Personnel Management Practices in Russia," Journal of Innovation Economics, De Boeck Université, vol. 0(1), pages 87-107.
    3. Alexander S. Skorobogatov, 2012. "The value of human capital and health behavior," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 32(2), pages 1785-1796.

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    human capital; R and D; information technology; Russia;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • O30 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - General
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration


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