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New Technology, Human Capital and Growth in a Developing Country

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  • Cuong Le Van

    () (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, University of Exeter Business School - University of Exeter Business School, PSE - Paris School of Economics - ENPC - École des Ponts ParisTech - ENS Paris - École normale supérieure - Paris - PSL - Université Paris sciences et lettres - UP1 - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales - INRAE - Institut National de Recherche pour l’Agriculture, l’Alimentation et l’Environnement)

  • Tu-Anh Nguyen

    () (Central Insitute of Economic Management - Central Insitute of Economic Management)

  • Manh-Hung Nguyen

    () (LERNA-INRA - TSE - Toulouse School of Economics - EHESS - École des hautes études en sciences sociales - INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - UT1 - Université Toulouse 1 Capitole)

  • Thai Bao Luong

    (National Economics University - National Economics University)

Abstract

In a developing country with three sectors: consumption goods, new tech- nology, and education, the productivity of the consumption goods depends on a new technology and skilled labor used to produce this new technology. There can be three stages of economic growth. In the rst stage the country concentrates on the production of consumption goods; in the second the country must import both physical capital and new technology capital to produce consumption goods and new technology; in the third the country must import capital and invest in the training and education of high skilled labor.

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  • Cuong Le Van & Tu-Anh Nguyen & Manh-Hung Nguyen & Thai Bao Luong, 2010. "New Technology, Human Capital and Growth in a Developing Country," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-00470647, HAL.
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    DOI: 10.1080/08898480.2010.514852
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