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Human Capital and Economic Growth: Empirical Analysis of how Human Capital Affects Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Cham, Suwaibou LU (2010) EKHR22 20101
Department of Economic History
Abstract
Human capital encompasses knowledge, information, ideas, skills, and health of individuals. Technology may be the driver of present day modern economic growth (MEG), especially for the science base sector and advanced economies of the world, but human capital is certainly the energy required to drive the vehicle of modern economic growth (Becker, 2002). From the periods of first industrial revolution to the present day information and communication technology (ICT) revolution, human capital continues to play an important role to different regions and countries economic growth and standards of living. The analysis of human capital’s effects on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is geared towards determining and analysing the growth... (More)
Human capital encompasses knowledge, information, ideas, skills, and health of individuals. Technology may be the driver of present day modern economic growth (MEG), especially for the science base sector and advanced economies of the world, but human capital is certainly the energy required to drive the vehicle of modern economic growth (Becker, 2002). From the periods of first industrial revolution to the present day information and communication technology (ICT) revolution, human capital continues to play an important role to different regions and countries economic growth and standards of living. The analysis of human capital’s effects on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is geared towards determining and analysing the growth potential of this region with education as an important growth determinant. (Less)
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Cham, Suwaibou LU
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EKHR22 20101
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H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
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Human Capital and Sub-Saharan Africa. , Economic Growth and Development
language
English
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1615676
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2010-06-18 15:16:21
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  abstract     = {Human capital encompasses knowledge, information, ideas, skills, and health of individuals. Technology may be the driver of present day modern economic growth (MEG), especially for the science base sector and advanced economies of the world, but human capital is certainly the energy required to drive the vehicle of modern economic growth (Becker, 2002). From the periods of first industrial revolution to the present day information and communication technology (ICT) revolution, human capital continues to play an important role to different regions and countries economic growth and standards of living. The analysis of human capital’s effects on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is geared towards determining and analysing the growth potential of this region with education as an important growth determinant.},
  author       = {Cham, Suwaibou},
  keyword      = {Human Capital and Sub-Saharan Africa. 
,Economic Growth and Development},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Human Capital and Economic Growth: Empirical Analysis of how Human Capital Affects Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa.},
  year         = {2010},
}