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Education investissements directs étrangers et croissance économique réflexions pour le maroc
[Education foreign direct investments and economic growth some thoughts for morocco]

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  • Jellal, Mohamed
  • Bouzahzah, Mohamed

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We present an endogenous growth model with technological externalities emitted the presence of the foreign direct investments. We showed that the net positive impact on the growth of these investments may be if and only if the host country such as Morocco has reached a minimal level of human capital for the absorption and assimilation of advanced technologies. Our current work focuses on the empirical validity of these results for Morocco.

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  • Jellal, Mohamed & Bouzahzah, Mohamed, 2012. "Education investissements directs étrangers et croissance économique réflexions pour le maroc
    [Education foreign direct investments and economic growth some thoughts for morocco]
    ," MPRA Paper 38883, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    Foreign direct investments; Externalities; Human capital; Growth;

    JEL classification:

    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • O43 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - Institutions and Growth
    • F21 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - International Investment; Long-Term Capital Movements
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
    • F43 - International Economics - - Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance - - - Economic Growth of Open Economies

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