Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China

Investing in Human Capital for Economic Development in China

eBook - 2010
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This book is a reflection of the current research that explores the mechanism, dynamics and evidence of the impact of human capital on economic development and social well-being in modern China. Composed of keynote speeches and selected papers from the 2005 International Conference of the Chinese Economists Society (, it tracks the latest understanding and empirical evidence of the relationships amongst health, education and economic development in China. The book presents a broad spectrum of study topics covering human capital and economic growth; demand, attainment and disparity in both education and health; and investing in human capital and The economic and social returns in China. Distinguished contributors include Robert Fogel, Michael Grossman, Daniel Hamermesh, Gregory Chow and Dean Jamison.
Publisher: Singapore ; Hanckensack, N.J. : World Scientific, c2010.
ISBN: 9789812814418
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 401 p.) : ill.


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