Human Capital and Economic Growth in Spain, 1850-2000

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dc.contributor.author Prados de la Escosura, Leandro
dc.contributor.author Rosés, Joan R.
dc.contributor.editor Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Departamento de Historia Económica e Instituciones
dc.date.accessioned 2009-08-31T13:38:08Z
dc.date.available 2009-08-31T13:38:08Z
dc.date.issued 2009-08
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/5023
dc.description.abstract We investigate human capital accumulation in Spain using alternative approaches based on the concept of ‘labor quality’ and on the idea of education. We, then, assess the effect of human capital accumulation on labor productivity growth and discuss the implications of the different measures for TFP growth. While long-run trends in human capital are similar with either measure, the skill premium approach fits better Spanish historical experience. Human capital provided a positive albeit small contribution to labor productivity growth facilitating technological innovation. Broad capital accumulation and efficiency gains appear complementary in Spain’s long-term growth
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Working papers in Economic History
dc.relation.ispartofseries 09-06
dc.relation.hasversion http://hdl.handle.net/10016/11142
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 España
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.subject.other Human Capital
dc.subject.other Growth
dc.subject.other Labor Productivity
dc.subject.other Total Factor
dc.title Human Capital and Economic Growth in Spain, 1850-2000
dc.type workingPaper
dc.subject.jel E24
dc.subject.jel J24
dc.subject.jel O47
dc.subject.jel N33
dc.subject.jel N34
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.subject.eciencia Historia
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.identifier.repec wp09-06
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