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Human Capital And Openness To International Trade: Evidence From The Enlarged Europe

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  • Scamuffa Domenico

    () (University of Chieti-Pescara, Management Sciences)

  • Colantonio Emiliano

    () (University of Chieti-Pescara, Management Sciences)

  • Castagna Alina

    () (University of Chieti-Pescara, Management Sciences)

Abstract

In the increasingly knowledge-based global economy, a well-educated and highly-skilled labour force and a significant degree of openness to international trade are vital for countries to successfully meet the challenge of worldwide competition. This paper

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  • Scamuffa Domenico & Colantonio Emiliano & Castagna Alina, 2009. "Human Capital And Openness To International Trade: Evidence From The Enlarged Europe," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 2(1), pages 554-559, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:ora:journl:v:2:y:2009:i:1:p:554-559
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    Keywords

    human capital; openness to international trade; economic growth;

    JEL classification:

    • O4 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
    • F2 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business

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